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US North Korean Human Rights Acts

U.S. North Korean Human Rights Act (Reauthorization)
Jan 03, 2012

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U.S. North Korean Human Rights Act (Reauthorization)
Jan 03, 2008

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U.S. North Korean Human Rights Act 2004
Jan 20, 2004

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Japan/South Korea North Korean Human Rights Act

Foreign Affairs & Unification Committee Review of Saenuri Proposal
Nov 21, 2014

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Saenuri Party Proposal
Nov 21, 2014

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Foreign Affairs & Unification Committee Review of NPAD Proposal
Nov 01, 2014

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NPAD (새정치민주연합) Proposal
Apr 28, 2014

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South Korean North Korean Human Rights Act Draft (Korean)
Jul 04, 2008

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Japanese North Korean Human Rights Act
Jun 16, 2006

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UN Special Rapporteur Reports

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK, Marzuki Darusman
Mar 09, 2015

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK, Marzuki Darusman
Jun 13, 2014

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, Marzuki Darusm
Feb 01, 2013

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Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Sep 13, 2012

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Feb 13, 2012

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Sep 07, 2011

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Aug 24, 2011

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Feb 21, 2011

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Sep 14, 2010

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Feb 17, 2010

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Aug 04, 2009

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Feb 24, 2009

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Aug 22, 2008

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Feb 15, 2008

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Aug 15, 2007

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Sep 15, 2006

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UN Special Rapporteur on North Korea Report
Aug 29, 2005

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UN General Assembly Resolutions

Resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 18 December 2014
Jan 21, 2015

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Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Nov 14, 2014

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GENERAL ASSEMBLY STRONGLY CONDEMNS WIDESPREAD, SYSTEMATIC HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN SYRIA, AS IT ADOPTS 56 RESOLUTIONS RECOMME
Dec 20, 2012

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2011)
Dec 19, 2011

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2010)
Dec 21, 2010

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2009)
Dec 18, 2009

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2008)
Dec 18, 2008

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2007)
Dec 18, 2007

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2006)
Dec 19, 2006

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UN General Assembly Resolution on Human Rights in North Korea (2005)
Sep 16, 2005

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UN Secretary-General Reports

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: Note by the Secretary-General
Oct 24, 2014

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Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: Report of the Secretary-General
Sep 19, 2013

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Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea: Note by the Secretary-General
Aug 14, 2013

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UN Secretary General Report Sep. 2012
Sep 13, 2012

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UN Secretary General Report Sep. 2011
Sep 07, 2011

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UN Secretary General Report Aug. 2011
Aug 24, 2011

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UN Secretary General Report Sep. 2010
Sep 24, 2010

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UN Secretary General Report Sep. 2010
Sep 14, 2010

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UN Secretary General Report Oct. 2009
Oct 15, 2009

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UN Secretary General Report Aug. 2009
Aug 04, 2009

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UN Secretary General Report Aug. 2008
Aug 26, 2008

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UN Secretary General Report Aug. 2008
Aug 22, 2008

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UN Secretary General Report Sep. 2007
Sep 04, 2007

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UN Secretary General Report Aug. 2007
Aug 15, 2007

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UN Secretary General Report Sep. 2006
Sep 15, 2006

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UN Secretary General Report Aug. 2005
Aug 29, 2005

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Conventions on Human Rights

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women
Feb 23, 2012

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
Sep 01, 2011

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Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and Optional Protocol
Dec 13, 2006

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International Convention on the Rights of Child
Dec 18, 1990

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International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
Dec 16, 1966

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United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Dec 10, 1948

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UN Human Rights Council Reports

Situation of human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Mar 23, 2015

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Universal Periodic Review: DPRK
May 09, 2014

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Report of the detailed findings of the commission of inquiry on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Feb 17, 2014

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Report of the commission of inquiry on human rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Feb 17, 2014

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Situation of Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Apr 09, 2013

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Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the DPRK Marzuki Darusman
Feb 01, 2013

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UNHRC Working Group on Arbitrary Detention 2012
Jul 16, 2012

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UNHRC Jubilee Campaign Report (2012)
Jun 07, 2012

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UNHRC Resolution on Situation of Human Rights
Mar 22, 2012

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UNHRC Special Rapporteur Report
Feb 13, 2012

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UNHRC Shadow Report (2011)
Jun 01, 2011

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UNHRC Special Rapporteur Report
Feb 21, 2011

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UNHRC Special Rapporteur Report
Feb 17, 2010

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Universal Periodic Review: DPRK
Dec 11, 2009

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UN High Commissioner Report on Human Rights
Jan 22, 2007

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DPRK Constitution

Constitution of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (1948)
Jan 01, 1948

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Congressional Research Service Reports

North Korea: Back on the State Sponsors of Terrorism Lists?
Jan 21, 2015

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Foreign Assistance to North Korea
Mar 02, 2014

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Non-Governmental Organizations’ Activities in North Korea
Mar 25, 2011

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Congress and U.S. Policy on North Korean Human Rights and Refugees
Oct 28, 2008

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U.S. Assistance to North Korea
Jul 31, 2008

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North Korea’s Abduction of Japanese Citizens and the Six-Party Talks
Mar 19, 2008

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North Korean Refugees in China and Human Rights Issues: International Response and U.S. Policy Options
Sep 26, 2007

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Congressional Hearings

China's Repatriation of North Korean Refugees
Mar 05, 2012

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Human Rights in North Korea: Challenges and Opportunities
Sep 20, 2011

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Religious Freedom, Democracy, Human Rights in Asia
Jun 02, 2011

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North Korea: Human Rights Update and International Abduction Issues
Apr 27, 2006

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Life Inside North Korea
Jun 05, 2003

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Other

Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List
Apr 08, 2015

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UNHRI Core Document on DPRK
Jul 16, 2002

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Reports by the Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rights

Report of the Special Envoy on North Korean Human Rights Issues Pursuant to Provisions of the North Korean Human Rights Act
Nov 08, 2012

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DPRK Reports

DPRK 2008 Population Census National Report
Jan 01, 2009

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Report by Justice Michael Kirby

THE DPRK AFTER THE UN COI REPORT – DILEMMAS AND PARADOXES
Feb 17, 2015

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US Executive Branch Documents

Imposing Additional Sanctions with Respect to North Korea
Jan 02, 2015

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Prohibiting Certain Transactions With Respect to North Korea
Apr 18, 2011

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Blocking Property of Certain Persons With Respect to North Korea
Aug 30, 2010

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Continuing Certain Restrictions With Respect to North Korea and North Korean Nationals
Jun 26, 2008

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U.S. State Department North Korea Human Rights Report

DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT
Jun 25, 2015

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DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2013 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT
Feb 27, 2014

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DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2012 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT
Apr 19, 2013

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DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2011 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT
May 24, 2012

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DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA 2010 HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT
Apr 08, 2011

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While examining satellite imagery of an area near the North Korean capital city, the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) and AllSource Analysis, Inc. (ASA) may have come across evidence of a ghastly sight: the public execution of several individuals by anti-aircraft machine gun fire. Please click here to read more. 

On April 27, 2015, HRNK releases their report, Arsenal of Terror: North Korea, State Sponsor of Terrorism by Joshua Stanton at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Please click here to view the press release.