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Korea, North

Rumores de reclutamiento: Bulgaria, Irak y Corea del Norte

Con frecuencia, hay rumores de reclutamiento en épocas de tensión política o cuando los portavoces de derecha asustan con lo de la “indisciplina de la juventud”. Tales rumores circulan a menudo sin producir un impacto, pero a veces son el comienzo de una campaña más extensa y de una eventual reintroducción del servicio militar obligatorio.

North Korea to Introduce Military Conscription for Women

North Korean women aged 17 and over will face seven years’ military conscription, starting in January. According to revised military service laws to be announced soon, military service for males will be increased from 10 years to 11 years. The state originally considered increasing the period to 13 years but, taking into account the measure’s overall failure in the mid-1990s, decided instead to conscript women. The North is struggling to keep up the numbers in its military forces, which have totalled more than 1.2 million. A shortage of males born in the mid-1990s reflects the nationwide famine during which about 330,000 children died.

Source: Korea Times US

Harta de la lucha de poder entre Corea del Norte y del Sur – entrevista a Jungmin Choi de Un Mundo sin Guerra

La IRG entrevistó a Jungmin Choi de Un Mundo sin Guerra en Corea del Sur sobre la última escalada entre Corea del Norte y Corea del Sur. Jungmin dijo que estaban esperando una nueva escalada en el conflicto tras el cambio de liderazgo tanto en Corea del Sur como en Corea del Norte, ya que ambos intentarían demostrar la fuerza en sus respectivos países.

Korea, North

10/03/1998
(Democratic People's Republic of Korea)

1 Conscription

conscription exists

Conscription is enshrined in art. 86 of the 1992 Constitution, which states: "National defense is a supreme duty and honour for citizens. Citizens must defend the fatherland and serve in the military as stipulated by law." According to art.

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