December 06, 2021

Investigation

In-depth, investigative journalism on North Korea

South Korea, breaching UN rules, failed to report oil shipments to North Korea

South Korea, breaching UN rules, failed to report oil shipments to North Korea

342.9 tons of petroleum products were exported to North Korea last year, data reveals

South Korea, breaching UN rules, failed to report oil shipments to North Korea
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll January 22, 2019
Sanctioned Russian vessel leaves South Korea after finding fuel provider

Sanctioned Russian vessel leaves South Korea after finding fuel provider

Previous reports indicated South Korean fuel suppliers were wary of U.S. sanctions

Sanctioned Russian vessel leaves South Korea after finding fuel provider
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne December 9, 2018
Obstacle to progress? What to make of U.S. inflexibility on DPRK sanctions relief

Obstacle to progress? What to make of U.S. inflexibility on DPRK sanctions relief

Observers weigh in on future prospects for relief - and what could change if rapprochement fails

Obstacle to progress? What to make of U.S. inflexibility on DPRK sanctions relief
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll November 6, 2018
How NGOs in North Korea continue to face major sanctions-related hurdles

How NGOs in North Korea continue to face major sanctions-related hurdles

Leaked documents further reveal bureaucratic obstacles to aid work

How NGOs in North Korea continue to face major sanctions-related hurdles
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich June 26, 2018
The mysterious network filling social media with anti-North Korea graphics

The mysterious network filling social media with anti-North Korea graphics

Often crude agitprop could be linked to South Korean intelligence, analysts say

The mysterious network filling social media with anti-North Korea graphics
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll March 5, 2018
Seized oil tanker linked to N. Korean networks, investigation reveals

Seized oil tanker linked to N. Korean networks, investigation reveals

Despite Panamanian flag, KOTI owned by Chinese nationals tied to DPRK proliferation

Seized oil tanker linked to N. Korean networks, investigation reveals
James Byrne
James Byrne | Leo Byrne January 3, 2018
“Serious concern” about sanctions’ impact on North Korea aid work: UN DPRK rep

“Serious concern” about sanctions’ impact on North Korea aid work: UN DPRK rep

Multilateral and unilateral aspects of int'l sanctions regime impacting North Korea aid projects

“Serious concern” about sanctions’ impact on North Korea aid work: UN DPRK rep
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll December 7, 2017
Why South Korean media so often misses the mark on North Korea

Why South Korean media so often misses the mark on North Korea

The South could be a hub of great reporting on the DPRK - so why does it so often fall flat?

Why South Korean media so often misses the mark on North Korea
Damin Jung
Damin Jung September 14, 2017
North Korea Tech and the internet censorship of the most wired country on Earth

North Korea Tech and the internet censorship of the most wired country on Earth

ROK authorities claim popular DPRK-focused IT blog violates the National Security Law

North Korea Tech and the internet censorship of the most wired country on Earth
John Power
John Power June 22, 2017
Red flags: The African registry employing North Korea’s arms smugglers

Red flags: The African registry employing North Korea’s arms smugglers

Investigation reveals network of businesses devoted to covering North Korea's tracks

Red flags: The African registry employing North Korea’s arms smugglers
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 15, 2017
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