REUTERS/Jacky Chen - North Korean soldiers and citizens sit on a ferry as they celebrate the National Independence Day of North Korea on the Yalu River, near the North Korean town of Sinuiju, opposite the Chinese border city of Dandong, September 9, 2013.

Past Event

Hidden people of North Korea: New economy, old politics

September 28, 2015

On September 28, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings hosted Kongdan Oh to examine the current struggles of North Koreans under the failed state-controlled economy and restrictive political class and legal systems. Katharine H.S. Moon, the SK-Korea Foundation Chair in Korea Studies, provided introductory remarks and moderated the discussion.

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