South Korean Human Rights Monitor


North Korea Illicit Drug Problems Continue to Escalate

Dahee Kim June 17, 2015

A drug addiction problem within North Korea has reached a serious level, South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported on May 29, 2015, citing information provided by North Korean defectors. According to the information, various kinds of drugs, from opium to methamphetamines, have been widespread across almost all social strata, including even teenagers. Beginning in Kim Jong-il’s reign,… Continue Reading »

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