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  • Cde Kim Jong Un spells out the DPRK’s policy

    [Issue: May/June 2019]

    Extracts from the speech of Comrade Kim Jong Un at the First Session of the 14th Supreme People’s Assembly of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on 12 April 2019.Dear Deputies,Geographically, Korea is sandwiched between big countries and its territory remains divided. Our Republic is... [Read more]

  • Kim Jong Un – Trump summit: A great victory for the DPRK

    [Issue: July/August 2018]

    The talks held in Singapore on 12 June between the leader of the socialist Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), Comrade Kim Jong Un, and the President of the United States of America, (USA) Donald J Trump, constitute an historic victory for the Korean people in their long struggle... [Read more]

  • The present situation in the DPRK

    [Issue: November/December 2017]

    by Suneet Chopra(reproduced from People’s Democracy with thanks).I WENT to DPRK on the invitation of the preparatory committee of the Fifth International Festival in Praise of the Great Persons of Mount Paektu who include Comrades Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, from August 12-18. 241 international... [Read more]

  • The DPRK will not submit to US imperialist nuclear blackmail

    [Issue: September/October 2017]

    An ‘August crisis’ on the Korean peninsula culminated in massive US-led war games, cynically dubbed Ulchi Freedom Guardian, held from 21-31 August. These exercises, which rely heavily on computer simulation and rehearse an attack on the socialist Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) in... [Read more]

  • US hypocrisy in the face of the DPRK nuclear tests – support the just stance of the DPRK

    [Issue: July/August 2017]

    The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has been the target of an increased focus in the Western media as of late, especially focused around their continued missile test-launches. Imperialist media seems to be trying to provoke a hysteria in the Western imperialist nations, through... [Read more]

  • UN "Resolutions on Sanctions" against the DPRK are illegal under international law

    [Issue: May/June 2017]

    The Korean Lawyers Committee released a white paper on Thursday 16 March on the above question. We reproduce immediately below the parts of the white paper which relate to the resolutions which impose sanctions on the DPRKIn recent years, the United States and its followers continue to manipulate... [Read more]

  • The Democratic Structure of the DPRK

    [Issue: May/June 2017]

    The ‘Democratic People’s Republic’ in ‘DPRK’ is often laughed at by reactionaries and ‘left’ liberals who compare it to the ‘Socialism’ in ‘National Socialism’. However, the DPRK has a complicated and advanced democratic structure, at all levels, and its citizens have access to a level of... [Read more]

  • The DPRK’s just response to imperialist slanders concerning violation of human rights in the DPRK

    [Issue: November/December 2014]

    A report of the DPRK Association for Human Rights Studies was released on Saturday amid concern and expectation of the public at home and abroad. It reflects the characteristics of the socialist system, human rights policy pursued in the DPRK and the actual human rights performance in the... [Read more]

  • Enquiry on Human Rights in the DPRK?

    [Issue: March/April 2014]

    Anybody interested in the Korean Peninsula and following a bit the western media must of necessity have heard talk over the last few days about the Commission of Enquiry on Human Rights in the DPRK which was set up by a resolution of the UN Human Rights Council dated 21 March 2013. Published on... [Read more]

  • DPRK: 60th anniversary of the victorious Fatherland Liberation War celebrated

    [Issue: September/October 2013]

    27 July this year marked the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War which resulted in the victory of the Korean people over the US imperialist-led forces. This day is, quite correctly, marked in the DPRK as the day of victory in the Fatherland Liberation War. This 27 July, being the... [Read more]

  • 65th anniversary of the founding of the DPRK

    [Issue: September/October 2013]

    September 9 marks the 65th anniversary of the founding of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea in 1948. Although of course Korea was freed of its Japanese occupation on 15 August 1945 at the end of the second world war, US imperialism seized military control of the country south of the... [Read more]

  • Nuclearisation of the DPRK is a force for peace, not a threat

    [Issue: March/April 2013]

    On 12 December 2012 the DPRK successfully, and entirely on the basis of technology developed and built by its people themselves, launched a satellite into orbit – thus bringing the country right up to date with the facilities enjoyed in most other countries. It is well-established that the... [Read more]

  • DPRK’s satellite launch stuns imperialists

    [Issue: January/February 2013]

    The year 2012 ended on a high note for the people of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), when this small socialist nation, which is subject to crippling embargoes by US imperialism and other reactionary forces, became the tenth nation to succeed in independently launching a space... [Read more]

  • DPRK-China Friendship develops through centuries

    [Issue: September/October 2011]

    The DPRK and China are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the bilateral treaty of friendship, cooperation and mutual assistance.The treaty, which was signed by President Kim Il Sung and Chinese Premier Zhou Enlai on July 11, Juche 50 (1961), demonstrated the bilateral friendship forged in the... [Read more]

  • In defence of the DPRK’s proletarian  internationalist history and traditions

    [Issue: July/August 2011]

    One important aspect of the current international situation is that, faced with the steady rise of the People’s Republic of China and with the steadfast adherence to anti-imperialist and socialist principles on the part of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, both countries are subjected to... [Read more]

  • Clinton’s visit explodes myth of DPRK’s ‘isolation’

    [Issue: September/October 2009]

    Former US President Bill Clinton paid a surprise visit to Pyongyang, capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), from 4-5 August 2009.The immediate aim of his visit was to request the Korean people to pardon and send home on humanitarian grounds two young Asian-American women... [Read more]

  • Meeting pledges unreserved solidarity with the DPRK

    [Issue: March/April 2009]

    On Saturday 14 February, the Friends of Korea organised a well attended meeting in Saklatvala Hall, Southall, west London, on the theme, Unreserved Solidarity with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). The meeting also marked the 67th birthday, on 16 February, of the Korean leader... [Read more]

  • Imperialists’ despicable scheme to lead DPRK to “Reform” and “Opening”  failed

    [Issue: January/February 2009]

    “Reform” and “opening” touted by the imperialists are a reactionary plot to block social progress and stem the trend of history and a sinister move to destabilize and undermine other countries under the signboard of “globalization” in a bid to attain their hegemonic purpose, says Rodong Sinmun... [Read more]

  • DPRK’s nuclear deterrent and the 6-Party Talks

    [Issue: March/April 2007]

    On Saturday 24 February another major demonstration was held in London against the US and British governments illegal occupation of Iraq and Afghanistan. It attracted some 60,000 people, filling Trafalgar Square, and the march was decidedly hostile to the Labour government that has been... [Read more]

  • Joint New Year Editorial Calls for Ushering in a DPRK full of confidence

    [Issue: January/February 2007]

    Last year, 2006, was a year of great victory … The army and people of Korea, under the unfurled banner of Songun, won victory after victory in the showdown with the United States and in safeguarding socialism, and have consolidated their self-defensive capabilities. The DPRK’s access to a... [Read more]