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June 18, 2024

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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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US committee recommends sanctioning China over forced return of DPRK refugees

US committee recommends sanctioning China over forced return of DPRK refugees

Those forcibly repatriated to North Korea face ‘torture’ and ‘execution,’ says congressional commission on China

US committee recommends sanctioning China over forced return of DPRK refugees
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 4, 2022
North Korea lashes out at France for dispatching ship for sanctions monitoring

North Korea lashes out at France for dispatching ship for sanctions monitoring

DPRK foreign ministry calls surveillance by French frigate near Korean Peninsula an ‘overt military provocation’

North Korea lashes out at France for dispatching ship for sanctions monitoring
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 4, 2022
North Korea pursues medical cooperation with African countries during pandemic

North Korea pursues medical cooperation with African countries during pandemic

Talks on medical cooperation appear to be a part of efforts to keep stranded DPRK doctors at work

North Korea pursues medical cooperation with African countries during pandemic
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 31, 2022
North Korean IT workers active in Equatorial Guinea despite 2019 ban: UN report

North Korean IT workers active in Equatorial Guinea despite 2019 ban: UN report

13 workers reportedly arrived from 2018-2019, after country said it repatriated DPRK laborers in line with UN sanctions

North Korean IT workers active in Equatorial Guinea despite 2019 ban: UN report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 29, 2022
South Korea’s defense ministry weighing reactivation of US-ROK defense group

South Korea’s defense ministry weighing reactivation of US-ROK defense group

President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol’s team says it discussed proposal with ministry due to North Korea’s ‘military trends’

South Korea’s defense ministry weighing reactivation of US-ROK defense group
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 23, 2022
UNICEF receives exemption to send North Korea equipment for ‘routine’ vaccines

UNICEF receives exemption to send North Korea equipment for ‘routine’ vaccines

Agency will have one year to deliver walk-in cold rooms used to store vaccines against childhood disease

UNICEF receives exemption to send North Korea equipment for ‘routine’ vaccines
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 18, 2022
Human rights groups defend fellow nonprofit against North Korean criticism

Human rights groups defend fellow nonprofit against North Korean criticism

DPRK labeled US-based nonprofit a Washington front after receiving invitation to mock trial of Kim Jong Un

Human rights groups defend fellow nonprofit against North Korean criticism
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 17, 2022
What North Korean defectors think of president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol

What North Korean defectors think of president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol

Some in defector community welcome Yoon’s policy ideas on human rights, while emphasizing need for pragmatic approach

What North Korean defectors think of president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 15, 2022
North Korea accuses US of worsening Ukraine crisis by supplying military aid

North Korea accuses US of worsening Ukraine crisis by supplying military aid

Latest defense of Russia comes as DPRK rebukes a US report describing North Korea as a major arms proliferation threat

North Korea accuses US of worsening Ukraine crisis by supplying military aid
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 14, 2022
‘Dark fleet’ continues to fish North Korean waters, though numbers drop: Report
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‘Dark fleet’ continues to fish North Korean waters, though numbers drop: Report

UN Panel of Experts says over 400 foreign vessels engaged in illegal fishing in DPRK waters in second quarter last year

‘Dark fleet’ continues to fish North Korean waters, though numbers drop: Report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 9, 2022