December 08, 2022

A diplomat’s life: The uncertainty and tedium of lockdown in North Korea

A former diplomat in Pyongyang gives a first-person account of how authorities responded to the pandemic

The following article is the first in a multipart series by Taylor Darby, a pseudonym for a foreign diplomat that worked in Pyongyang for an extended period of time before being forced to leave in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Views expressed in columns are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.