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July 13, 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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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
North Korea announces ‘important’ test of reconnaissance satellite system

North Korea announces ‘important’ test of reconnaissance satellite system

Second satellite-related launch in a week comes as early voting opens in South Korea’s presidential election

North Korea announces ‘important’ test of reconnaissance satellite system
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 6, 2022
North Korea fires ballistic missile towards East Sea: ROK military

North Korea fires ballistic missile towards East Sea: ROK military

Second DPRK missile test in less than a week comes 4 days ahead of South Korea's presidential election

North Korea fires ballistic missile towards East Sea: ROK military
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 5, 2022
North Korea accuses human rights group of being ‘anti-DPRK front’ for Washington

North Korea accuses human rights group of being ‘anti-DPRK front’ for Washington

DPRK chafes at claims of abuses as US-based organization calls for Pyongyang to engage on human rights issues

North Korea accuses human rights group of being ‘anti-DPRK front’ for Washington
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 2, 2022
Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea

Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea

Carter Brey of the New York Philharmonic shares his behind-the-scenes story of a historic concert in the DPRK

Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim March 2, 2022
South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis

South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis

Meeting of top defense officials follows North Korea’s test of a ‘reconnaissance satellite’ on Sunday

South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer February 28, 2022
South Korean rail chief says inter-Korean railway ‘transcends politics’

South Korean rail chief says inter-Korean railway ‘transcends politics’

KORAIL’s Na Hee-seung sees big economic benefits to reconnecting rail lines when diplomacy with North Korea resumes

South Korean rail chief says inter-Korean railway ‘transcends politics’
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer February 25, 2022
Seoul-based middleman suspected of transferring ship to North Korea: UN report
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Seoul-based middleman suspected of transferring ship to North Korea: UN report

Oil tanker acquired around the same time Pyongyang appeared to accelerate smuggling operations in May 2021

Seoul-based middleman suspected of transferring ship to North Korea: UN report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer February 24, 2022