October 19, 2019
Unpacking the mystery of North Korea’s “ghost ships” – NKNews Podcast Ep.69
Filmmaker Nicholas Ahlmark discusses his new documentary investigating the enigmatic phenomenon
There's no shortage of "weird North Korea" stories, but few are as unsettling as the ghost ship phenomenon, wherein dozens of North Korean fishing vessels reach the west coast of Japan, Russia, and sometimes South Korea everywhere without a crew.If there are people on board, they are often dead, emaciated, or, in one exceptional case, beheaded.In this podcast, we talk with Nicholas Ahlmark