September 25, 2020

Banned from both Koreas: How one American lost all access to the peninsula

Shin Eun-mi has attracted criticism - and praise - for her regular trips to the DPRK

What's it like to be banned from both halves of the Korean peninsula?

Although most will never find out, Washington's recent ban on U.S. tourism to North Korea – combined with South Korea's 1948-dated National Security Act – mean that as of September 1, one Korean-American is to be banned from both.