December 06, 2021

Investigation

In-depth, investigative journalism on North Korea

Enemy’s enemy? The Trump-supporting “alt-right” and North Korea

Enemy’s enemy? The Trump-supporting “alt-right” and North Korea

Pyongyang has an unlikely ally in some of the President-elect’s fellow travelers

Enemy’s enemy? The Trump-supporting “alt-right” and North Korea
Oliver Hotham
Oliver Hotham January 19, 2017
Not going anywhere: North Koreans still working in Namibia

Not going anywhere: North Koreans still working in Namibia

Mansudae Overseas Projects officials now claiming to be a Chinese construction company

Not going anywhere: North Koreans still working in Namibia
John Grobler
John Grobler January 17, 2017
How sanctions are – and aren’t – affecting aid work in North Korea

How sanctions are – and aren’t – affecting aid work in North Korea

Humanitarian impact may not be entirely due to sanctions, investigation shows

How sanctions are – and aren’t – affecting aid work in North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich August 31, 2016
The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park

The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park

New details from former partner shed further light on doomed ventures

The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich August 12, 2016
What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?

What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?

Former American detainee reveals new details of his captivity, showing what others can expect

What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich July 26, 2016
Russian company makes North Korean workers its selling point

Russian company makes North Korean workers its selling point

Vladivostok company leverages local reputation with a slick website and social media accounts

Russian company makes North Korean workers its selling point
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 19, 2016
Single malt or champagne? Europe’s alcohol exports to N. Korea

Single malt or champagne? Europe’s alcohol exports to N. Korea

Germany the second-largest alcohol exporter to DPRK, including single malts and quality wine

Single malt or champagne? Europe’s alcohol exports to N. Korea
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne May 2, 2016
Evidence of building collapse inconclusive

Evidence of building collapse inconclusive

NK News investigation, in-country sources cast doubts on media reports

Evidence of building collapse inconclusive
Hamish Macdonald
Hamish Macdonald April 28, 2016
Report: Namibia caught violating North Korea sanctions

Report: Namibia caught violating North Korea sanctions

African country not complying with 2006 sanctions despite claims cooperation ended in '05

Report: Namibia caught violating North Korea sanctions
John Grobler
John Grobler April 14, 2016
Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea

Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea

Martinez returned home discreetly last year, in contrast to public appearance in late 2014

Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea
Justin Rohrlich
Justin Rohrlich April 11, 2016
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