I Escaped North Korea. Here’s My Message for President Trump. | NYT - Opinion

I Escaped North Korea. Here’s My Message for President Trump. | NYT - Opinion

Yeonmi Park and her family suffered tragically under the North Korean regime. Now she’s urging the United States to pressure Kim Jong-un to end the holocaust against his own people. More from The New York Times Video: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch all of our videos here: http://nytimes.com/video Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytvideo Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo ---------- Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments, New York Times video journalists provide a revealing and unforgettable view of the world. It's all the news that's fit to watch.

Visiting North Korea | DW Documentary

Visiting North Korea | DW Documentary

Few tourists manage to peek behind the iron curtain of North Korea's dictatorship. But the journalist Luca Faccio managed to visit Kim Jong Un's regime. Anyone venturing behind the world’s last Iron Curtain into North Korea will experience a very different country to the one we know only through the usual images of rocket launches and mass rallies. The country is ruled by the dictator Kim Jong Un, whom the people worship - or are made to worship - as a god-like father figure. Little is known about daily life in North Korea, because all images that reach the outside world have been censored by the government. Visitors rarely see evidence of oppression, enforced conformity and starvation in the rural population. Still, journalist Luca Faccio is able to offer some interesting insights into the isolated country - although, of course, government watchdogs are on his heels everywhere he goes. _______ Exciting, powerful and informative – DW Documentary is always close to current affairs and international events. Our eclectic mix of award-winning films and reports take you straight to the heart of the story. Dive into different cultures, journey across distant lands, and discover the inner workings of modern-day life. Subscribe and explore the world around you – every day, one DW Documentary at a time. Subscribe to DW Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW39zufHfsuGgpLviKh297Q?sub_confirmation=1# For more information visit: http://www.dw.com/documentaries Instagram https://www.instagram.com/dwdocumentary/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dw.stories DW netiquette policy: http://www.dw.com/en/dws-netiquette-policy/a-5300954

Ex-government official confirms the US agreed to pay North Korea $2M

Ex-government official confirms the US agreed to pay North Korea $2M

Former US special representative for North Korean policy Joseph Yun confirms that he signed a letter of assurance that the US would pay a bill for $2 million for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier to North Korea.

Why North Korea Agreed To Meet With Trump

Why North Korea Agreed To Meet With Trump

Ji Seong-ho is a North Korean defector currently residing in South Korea. He now runs an organization 'NAUH' helping other North Koreans escape. Here's why he thinks North Korea suddenly agreed to a meeting with Trump. Below is the following transcript: Ji Seong-ho: North Korea is simply trying to buy more time. They aren't willing to give up their nuclear program but are growing weary of the joint military exercises and the anger of the American public and its government. The same goes for Trump's government. To ensure the security of the nation, negotiating with North Korea concerning their nuclear program and disarming this threat is their highest priority. And it's come to ap oint where they feel the need to take real action against North Korea. And this is troubling new for North Korea and they are quite scared as well. In reality, if you take a look at North Korea, it's the government that's afraid of staring a war, not the people. The people can survive through wars but the North Korean government survives by exploiting its people and bullying other countries. It's a good life for them but starting a war would endanger all of that, not to mention their lives. Although North Korea likes to brag about their successful missile launches and nuclear tests, they still need more time to complete their program. I think this meeting is to buy that very time. Also Kim Jong-Un is being pressured to make a move as the public sentiment towards him is very bad. Kim Jong-Un promised his people a paradise to live in in just five years. His father said the same thing and so did his father before him. The people were unsure whether he could be trusted but gave him a chance nonetheless. In the end, Kim Jong-Un couldn't keep his promise. On top of that, the trade sanctions have increased the living costs and made the lives harder for the people. To these people who are used to surviving without aid from their government, they can't understand its obsession with the nuclear program. And Kim Jong-Un has to resolve this by making a cooperative gesture towards the world. Last year, after their sixth successful test, they declared themselves a nuclear power and promised the end of famine for all its people. Less than a week later, they contradicted themselves by warning people of another possible famine in the near-future. People are growing upset over the incompetence of their government. People are pressuring the government to take real actions and Kim Jong-Un tried to ease this tension at home during the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, gesturing for harmony with South Korea and giving people hopes for more foreign aids and increase in their quality of lives. With everyone having different agendas for this meeting, everything depends on North Korea's attitude. I think for a change to come out of this meeting, North Korea must accept its own mistakes and be open to ending their nuclear program. -------------------------------------------------- Follow Business Insider on Twitter: https://twitter.com/businessinsider Follow BI on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/businessinsider/ Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/ -------------------------------------------------- Business Insider is the fastest growing business news site in the US. Our mission: to tell you all you need to know about the big world around you. The BI Video team focuses on technology, strategy and science with an emphasis on unique storytelling and data that appeals to the next generation of leaders – the digital generation.

Inside the North Korean Worker's Party Congress

Inside the North Korean Worker's Party Congress

Will Ripley takes us inside the Worker's Party Congress in Pyongyang. CNN was granted unprecedented access to the party's first meeting in 36 years.

How North Korea Is Using Smartphones as Weapons of Mass Surveillance

How North Korea Is Using Smartphones as Weapons of Mass Surveillance

As smartphones and mobile devices become more common in North Korea, technology isn’t just improving communication; it’s giving the government a powerful tool to spy on its people. The Wall Street Journal investigates Pyongyang’s sophisticated surveillance technologies. Photo: Paolo Bosonin Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Visit the WSJ Video Center: https://wsj.com/video On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/wsj/videos/ On Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJ On Snapchat: https://on.wsj.com/2ratjSM

A rare look inside North Korea's Kim Il Sung University - BBC News

A rare look inside North Korea's Kim Il Sung University - BBC News

In a few days' time, North Korea will open the most important political meeting in decades - the 7th congress of the Korean Workers' Party. In the run-up to the meeting, a BBC team is in North Korea, travelling with a group of Nobel Prize winners who are there to promote peaceful dialogue. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes gained rare access to Kim Il Sung University in Pyongyang, the country's leading academic institution. Subscribe to BBC News HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog Check out our website: http://www.bbc.com/news Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/bbcnews Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/bbcworld Instagram: http://instagram.com/bbcnews

How North Korea's Media Is Covering the Summit | NYT News

How North Korea's Media Is Covering the Summit | NYT News

North Korean state media has been constrained in its coverage of Kim Jong-un’s international engagements, including his highly anticipated meeting with President Trump. Until now. More from The New York Times Video: Subscribe: http://bit.ly/U8Ys7n Watch all of our videos here: http://nytimes.com/video Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nytvideo Twitter: https://twitter.com/nytvideo ---------- Whether it's reporting on conflicts abroad and political divisions at home, or covering the latest style trends and scientific developments, New York Times video journalists provide a revealing and unforgettable view of the world. It's all the news that's fit to watch.

The North Korean Government Explained

The North Korean Government Explained

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Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea | Biography

Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea | Biography

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