This issue of #Shigak pulls together annotated tweets on several high profile issues in or related to South Korea including the Lee Seok-ki sedition case, the Yu U-song spy trial, and the repatriation of North Korean defectors to South Korea from Canada.
The South Korean nation has entered a new era. The prominence of defector resettlements and the treatment of foreign workers in media reports indicate as much. These topics are the central focus of this issue of #Shigak.
Sino-NK rolls out Shigak, a new data collection and information management effort on South Korea that seeks to connect particular domestic issues with broader geopolitical, economic, and political concerns. Edited by Steven Denney and Christopher Green.