Fishy Business

Fishy Business

The Pyongyang Papers have been investigating lawsuits that North Korean workers are still being sent abroad in large numbers to,...
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North Korean Workers Head Back to School

North Korean Workers Head Back to School

With the UN Security Council's repatriation deadline well past in December 2019, many countries around the world have sent DPRK...
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North Korean Doctors Relocate to Africa

North Korean Doctors Relocate to Africa

We already know that DPRK uses workers abroad to spread influence and generate funds for the regime. The Database Center...
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What are North Korean Companies Building in Africa?

What are North Korean Companies Building in Africa?

North Korean construction companies view Africa as a ripe target for generating wealth. The problems that this new colonialism causes,...
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The Unfiltered Truth About North Korea’s Ryugyong Corporation & It’s Cigarettes

The Unfiltered Truth About North Korea’s Ryugyong Corporation & It’s Cigarettes

Unless you are a brave smoker of cut-price North Korean cigarettes, you've probably never heard of the Ryugyong Corporation. We...
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Duplicitous Diplomats, Dutch Generators, Pharmaceuticals & Toothpaste

Duplicitous Diplomats, Dutch Generators, Pharmaceuticals & Toothpaste

Who knew that Western Europe was a hotbed of DPRK diplomats behaving badly? The Pyongyang Papers didn’t. But we’re hearing...
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Vladivostok: the Promised Land for North Korean Sanctions Evaders?

Vladivostok: the Promised Land for North Korean Sanctions Evaders?

Vladivostok! For those of us lucky enough to live in sunnier parts of the world it doesn't sound like a...
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Korea National Insurance Corporation rips off International re-Insurers

Korea National Insurance Corporation rips off International re-Insurers

PP is amazed that international re-insurance firms have been willing to work with North Korea's Korean National Insurance Corporation (KNIC)....
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North Korean Companies Smuggled Crystal Meth into China and Vietnam

North Korean Companies Smuggled Crystal Meth into China and Vietnam

North Korea's Ministry of State Security (MSS) set up cover companies to smuggle heroin and methamphetamines into neighboring countries including...
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DPRK Swapped Bullets for Diamonds with Mugabe’s Secret Police

DPRK Swapped Bullets for Diamonds with Mugabe’s Secret Police

PP has identified more bad behavior in Africa. Although Robert Mugabe has fallen from his throne, we've found out some...
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On this site you will find a searchable index of individuals and entities with links to North Korea sanctioned by the UN, regional bodies or individual countries. We have also collated information from across the Internet including sourced from the international press, think tanks and pressure groups who have conducted their own investigations into DPRK sanctions evasion.

Check out our databases of people, organizations, ships or aircraft listed for, or accused of association with, sanctions evasion. You can also check out our list of UN Panel of Experts reports.

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Fined for sanctioned smokes — a tobacco products firm in the United Arab Emirates was fined more than $665,000 for violating sanctions by helping a North Korean customer acquire cigarette filter tips.

https://www.nknews.org/2020/07/uae-tobacco-firm-admits-to-violating-u-s-sanctions-on-north-korea/?t=1594953228828

NEW: The British government rolled out new sanctions against North Korea on Monday in response to human rights violations.

Sanctions are aimed at the Ministry of State Security and Ministry of People's Security Correctional Bureau.

(By @OliverHotham)
https://www.nknews.org/2020/07/uk-sanctions-north-korean-state-security-police-for-human-rights-abuses/

Read our latest article about #DPRK doctors in #Africa https://pyongyangpapers.com/investigations/north-korean-doctors-relocate-to-africa/

NK’s trade with Latin America rises under tightened sanctions
#NorthKorea #trade #sanction
http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20200520000657

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