January 25, 2021

Roh Kil Nam, founder of LA-based pro-Pyongyang news service, dies at 76

Roh had run Minjok Tongshin, a controversial pro-DPRK outlet for Korean speakers in the U.S., since 1999

Dr. Roh Kil Nam, the founder of the Los Angeles-based, pro-Pyongyang news service Minjok Tongshin, died on Saturday, aged 76.

His death – which followed COVID 19-like symptoms and a visit to an intensive care unit – was confirmed in a Korean-language update posted on the website on which he had worked since November 1999.