KFA Ireland Delegation to Pyongyang, April 2017

Between April 13 – 20 2017, the Official Delegate of the Korean Friendship Association in Ireland, Andreas Engström, participated in the activities and celebrations in and around Pyongyang, by invitation of the Korean Association of Social Scientists (Kass). Delegates from all over the world participated in this gesture of international solidarity. During the visit, the…

DPRK Foreign Ministry Labels Malaysian Ambassador as Persona Non Grata

Pyongyang, March 6 (KCNA) — The Foreign Ministry of the DPRK notifies that the Malaysian ambassador to the DPRK is labeled as a persona non grata under a relevant article of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and demanded that the ambassador leave the DPRK within 48 hours from 10:00 on March 5 (Sunday), 2017….

ON HAVING A CORRECT UNDERSTANDING OF NATIONALISM-KIM JONG IL

Talk to the Senior Officials of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea February 26 and 28, Juche 91 (2002) It is important to have a correct understanding of nationalism. Only when they have such an understanding can people achieve national unity, champion the interests of the nation and contribute to the shaping…

The Police Killing of Baek Nam Gi

This story have its beginning in last years massive demonstrations against the government of Park Geun Hye. The marches, organized by labour, civic and farmers’ groups, brought together protesters from all walks of life, against the government of conservative President Park Geun Hye, including her capitalist-friendly anti-workers policies and a decision to require middle and…

South Korea Exposed in Another Attempt to Abduct DPRK Citizens

Ko Hyon Chol, “defector” from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), were caught barehanded in the DPRK on May 27 when he tried to abduct two girls, eight- and nine-year-old respectively close to the border between the DPRK and south Korea. At a press conference, Ko accused South Korea’s National Intelligence Service of plotting…

Trade Union Leader in South Korea Sentenced to Five Years

The regime in south Korea have once again showed its true colours of fascism by jailing Han Sang Gyun, leader of the 800,000 members strong Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) to five years in prison. The initial arrest was very arbitrary, where Mr. Han faced up to 10 years in prison for organising demonstrations…

Three Months Since the Abduction of Twelve DPRK citizens

Twelve workers from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was abducted by south Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) in April of this year, and they are still being kept in solitary confinement in a detention center for defectors from the DPRK. The youngest of the twelve, Kyungah Suh, is confirmed dead from hunger striking,…