November 30, 2022

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Ifang Bremer

Ifang Bremer is a Seoul Correspondent at NK News. He has worked on investigations for The Guardian and The Observer and previously wrote features on Korea for Dutch newspaper NRC.

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Ex-security chief may face arrest over North Korea’s 2020 killing of ROK citizen

Ex-security chief may face arrest over North Korea’s 2020 killing of ROK citizen

Prosecutors investigating allegations Suh Hoon hampered investigation into death of Lee Dae-jun in DPRK waters

Ex-security chief may face arrest over North Korea’s 2020 killing of ROK citizen
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 29, 2022
Expelled from Chongryon, ex-member hopes to unite Koreans in Japan

Expelled from Chongryon, ex-member hopes to unite Koreans in Japan

Hong Kyung Eui was ousted from the group after urging reform and now says group is a shadow of its former self

Expelled from Chongryon, ex-member hopes to unite Koreans in Japan
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 25, 2022
Syria appoints new ambassador to North Korea

Syria appoints new ambassador to North Korea

Expert says Syria may have appointed new envoy now to take advantage of possible border reopening in the DPRK

Syria appoints new ambassador to North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 22, 2022
Interview: UN human rights envoy says ‘we cannot abandon’ North Korean people

Interview: UN human rights envoy says ‘we cannot abandon’ North Korean people

Elizabeth Salmón tells NK News that she will not deviate from her mandate despite the DPRK’s hostility toward her

Interview: UN human rights envoy says ‘we cannot abandon’ North Korean people
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 22, 2022
G-7 foreign ministers declare North Korea will never be ‘nuclear-weapon state’

G-7 foreign ministers declare North Korea will never be ‘nuclear-weapon state’

Expert says group appears to respond to debate about accepting DPRK nukes in statement condemning latest ICBM test

G-7 foreign ministers declare North Korea will never be ‘nuclear-weapon state’
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 21, 2022
North Korea claims it successfully tested a Hwasong-17 ICBM

North Korea claims it successfully tested a Hwasong-17 ICBM

Kim Jong Un guides 'response' to US 'threats' against country as wife and daughter join him to watch missile launch

North Korea claims it successfully tested a Hwasong-17 ICBM
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 19, 2022
What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border

What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border

Former soldiers say serving on DPRK’s doorstep can be exhausting, but also recall things they enjoyed about army life

What BTS’ Jin can expect from front-line military service at North Korean border
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Yeji Chung November 18, 2022
North Korea says Seoul backing UN human rights bill to distract from crowd crush

North Korea says Seoul backing UN human rights bill to distract from crowd crush

UN passes resolution condemning DPRK human rights violations as South Korea co-sponsors for first time in four years

North Korea says Seoul backing UN human rights bill to distract from crowd crush
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 17, 2022
Pro-unification party says South Korean spy agency raided member’s home

Pro-unification party says South Korean spy agency raided member’s home

Search and seizure part of latest crackdown over alleged violations of law against pro-North Korea activity

Pro-unification party says South Korean spy agency raided member’s home
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer November 14, 2022
Prices of imported consumer goods dip in North Korean capital
NK PRO

Prices of imported consumer goods dip in North Korean capital

Whisky, shampoo, coffee and other goods continue to decline in price as country’s trade with China increases

Prices of imported consumer goods dip in North Korean capital
Ethan Jewell
Ethan Jewell | Ifang Bremer November 11, 2022
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