North Korean defectors, flies balloons carrying anti-North Korean government propaganda leaflets, along with US dollar notes and DVDs into North Korea, near the Demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Paju in Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea. Photo: EPA

Improved access to education, health care and food in North Korea but right to freedom of movement and the right to life worsen, says new report

Life improving in some areas for North Koreans, but fewer defectors and higher secrecy mean it’s more difficult for activists to gather their data

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North Korean defectors, flies balloons carrying anti-North Korean government propaganda leaflets, along with US dollar notes and DVDs into North Korea, near the Demilitarized zone (DMZ) of Paju in Gyeonggi-do Province, South Korea. Photo: EPA
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