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News North Korea Justice: UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China

Published on: Thursday 30 January 2020
UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China
News source: https://www.wavy.com/news/world/un-agency-declares-global-emergency-over-virus-from-china/

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week.

News North Korea Justice: North Korea names army figure as new foreign minister

Published on: Thursday 23 January 2020
North Korea names army figure as new foreign minister
News source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/jan/23/north-korea-names-army-figure-as-new-foreign-minis/

North Korea has named a sharp-tongued former army officer with little foreign policy experience as its top diplomat, in a possible indication it will take a harder line with Washington in stalled nuclear negotiations.

News North Korea Justice: North Korean Cargo Ship Sold to Compensate Families of Regime’s Victims

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
North Korean Cargo Ship Sold to Compensate Families of Regime’s Victims
News source: https://news.usni.org/2019/10/09/north-korean-cargo-ship-sold-to-compensate-families-of-regimes-victims

Courts in the U.S. have awarded judgments against North Korea in both cases and the Southern District of New York Federal Court had the ship sold at auction. Wise Honest was seized by U.S. officials ...

News North Korea Justice: U.S. Sells Seized North Korean Freighter As Pyongyang Threatens Nuke And Missile Tests

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
U.S. Sells Seized North Korean Freighter As Pyongyang Threatens Nuke And Missile Tests
News source: https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/30312/u-s-sells-seized-north-korean-freighter-as-pyongyang-threatens-nuke-and-missile-tests

The U.S. government has sold off an ex-North Korean bulk freighter that it seized earlier this year in a sealed auction and the ship has left the port of Pago Pago in American Samoa under tow to an unknown destination. At least a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the M/V Wise Honest are likely to go to the families of Otto Warmbier and Kim Don Shik, who have both won judgments in U.S. courts against the North Korean government over the deaths of their loved ones.

News North Korea Justice: Huawei reportedly helped North Korea build its wireless network

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Huawei reportedly helped North Korea build its wireless network
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/22/huaweis-us-research-arm-futurewei-to-lay-off-hundreds-of-workers.html

The U.S. Commerce Department in May placed the firm on its entity list " of organizations that pose security risks. The Justice Department earlier filed charges against the firm alleging theft of ...

News North Korea Justice: Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network

Published on: Sunday 21 July 2019
Leaked documents reveal Huawei’s secret operations to build North Korea’s wireless network
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/leaked-documents-reveal-huaweis-secret-operations-to-build-north-koreas-wireless-network/2019/07/22/583430fe-8d12-11e9-adf3-f70f78c156e8_story.html

The Commerce Department, which declined to comment, has investigated alleged links between Huawei and North Korea since 2016 but has never publicly connected the two. Its probe remains active, however ...

News North Korea Justice: Huawei Reportedly Helped North Korea Build Its 3G Wireless Network In Violation of Sanctions

Published on: Monday 22 July 2019
Huawei Reportedly Helped North Korea Build Its 3G Wireless Network In Violation of Sanctions
News source: https://gizmodo.com/huawei-reportedly-helped-north-korea-build-its-3g-wirel-1836594656

The U.S. government has imposed strict sanctions against doing business with the North Korean government. But Huawei, a giant telecom company at the center of a new Cold War between the U.S. and China, may have violated those sanctions by helping to build a 3G wireless network for North Korea, according to a new report from the Washington Post.

News North Korea Justice: Korea refuses Japan's call to form arbitration panel

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Korea refuses Japan's call to form arbitration panel
News source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/nation/2019/07/120_272536.html

Japan is likely to continue to pressure Seoul over a dispute on wartime forced labor, considering bringing it to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) following Seoul's apparent rejection of Japan's Thursday deadline calling for forming an arbitration panel including a third country.

News North Korea Justice: Otto Warmbier’s Parents File Claim for Seized North Korean Cargo Ship

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Otto Warmbier’s Parents File Claim for Seized North Korean Cargo Ship
News source: https://ktla.com/2019/07/06/otto-warmbiers-parents-file-claim-for-seized-north-korean-cargo-ship/

The parents of Otto Warmbier filed a claim for a North Korean cargo ship that was seized by the US in May, noting the asset could be used to pay off part of the family's $500 million judgment against the country.

News North Korea Justice: Otto Warmbier's family files claim on seized North Korean coal ship

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Otto Warmbier's family files claim on seized North Korean coal ship
News source: https://news.yahoo.com/otto-warmbiers-family-files-claim-153926479.html

The family of an American college student who died after he was held prisoner in North Korea, has filed a claim on cargo ship that was seized from the country by US authorities. Otto Warmbier was accused of theft on a visit to the secretive communist state in January 2016 and jailed for almost a-year-and-a-half

News North Korea Justice: Otto Warmbier’s family is suing for North Korean coal ship seized by U.S. officials

Published on: Saturday 06 July 2019
Otto Warmbier’s family is suing for North Korean coal ship seized by U.S. officials
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2019/07/06/otto-warmbiers-family-is-suing-north-korean-coal-ship-seized-by-us-officials/

The move is another step in Fred and Cindy Warmbier’s fight to get justice as North Korea’s handling of their son’s case becomes a flash point in the broader geopolitical drama playing out between the ...

News North Korea Justice: China Merchants Bank, Bank of Communications and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank dismiss US’s North Korea sanctions breach charges

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
China Merchants Bank, Bank of Communications and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank dismiss US’s North Korea sanctions breach charges
News source: https://www.scmp.com/business/banking-finance/article/3016000/china-merchants-bank-bank-communications-and-shanghai

Mainland Chinese commercial banks China Merchants Bank, Bank of Communications and Shanghai Pudong Development Bank on Tuesday dismissed allegations they were in possible breach of US sanctions against North Korea.

News North Korea Justice: Three Chinese Banks Tumble After Report on North Korea Sanctions

Published on: Tuesday 25 June 2019
Three Chinese Banks Tumble After Report on North Korea Sanctions
News source: https://ca.finance.yahoo.com/news/three-chinese-banks-tumble-report-084659528.html

(Bloomberg) -- Trade war tensions hit three of the biggest Chinese banks on Tuesday, sending their shares down after a U.S. media report suggested they could face fallout from an investigation into North Korean sanctions violations.China Merchants Bank Co., Bank of Communications Co. and Shanghai Pudong

News North Korea Justice: Taiwan man jumps to death after North Korea sanctions violation

Published on: Monday 24 June 2019
Taiwan man jumps to death after North Korea sanctions violation
News source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2019/06/24/Taiwan-man-jumps-to-death-after-North-Korea-sanctions-violation/8751561386089/

RELATED North Korea promotes immunity strengthening bioenergy card Chen had said he would kill Deputy Minister of Justice Chen Ming-tang following the sentencing, as well as "all of Chen's family ...

News North Korea Justice: Chinese bank involved in probe on North Korean sanctions and money laundering faces financial ‘death penalty’

Published on: Sunday 23 June 2019
Chinese bank involved in probe on North Korean sanctions and money laundering faces financial ‘death penalty’
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/legal-issues/chinese-bank-involved-in-probe-on-north-korean-sanctions-and-money-laundering-faces-financial-death-penalty/2019/06/22/0ccef3ba-81be-11e9-bce7-40b4105f7ca0_story.html

which in 2017 pleaded guilty and paid $1.19 billion in U.S. fines for selling sanctioned electronics to North Korea and Iran. The Justice Department referred questions about the bank case to the ...

News North Korea Justice: Hundreds of public execution sites near schools, stadiums and rivers revealed across North Korea

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Hundreds of public execution sites near schools, stadiums and rivers revealed across North Korea
News source: https://www.yahoo.com/now/hundreds-of-public-execution-sites-revealed-across-north-korea-report-claims-131402822.html

Hundreds of sites used to carry out public executions have been identified in North Korea, reports claim. South Korean non-governmental organisation, the Transitional Justice Working Group, has ...

News North Korea Justice: Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites

Published on: Monday 10 June 2019
Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites
News source: http://www.startribune.com/human-rights-group-locates-north-korean-execution-sites/511075632/

A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to intimidate its citizens.

News North Korea Justice: Donald Trump says he got another 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Published on: Tuesday 11 June 2019
Donald Trump says he got another 'beautiful' letter from North Korea's Kim Jong Un
News source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/06/11/trump-says-he-got-beautiful-letter-north-koreas-kim-jong-un/1419412001/

a Justice Department spokesman during President Barack Obama's administration. Trump defended his relationship with Kim despite evidence that North Korea has resumed testing of nuclear weapons ...