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June 22, 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 exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy

US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy

Linda Thomas-Greenfield signals US doesn’t expect deal to save Panel of Experts after Russia vetoed mandate last month

US exploring alternatives to North Korea sanctions panel in and out of UN: Envoy
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 17, 2024
Kim Jong Un holds talks with top Chinese official as two sides celebrate ties

Kim Jong Un holds talks with top Chinese official as two sides celebrate ties

Both sides tight-lipped about talks as Beijing remains cautious about aligning with ‘rogue’ North Korea, expert says

Kim Jong Un holds talks with top Chinese official as two sides celebrate ties
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Ifang Bremer April 15, 2024
North Korea says it wants to send as many citizens to study in Russia as it can

North Korea says it wants to send as many citizens to study in Russia as it can

Minister reportedly delivered message in meeting in Moscow, with DPRK submitting applications for over 100 students

North Korea says it wants to send as many citizens to study in Russia as it can
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Ifang Bremer April 12, 2024
Long-term Chinese residents return to North Korea for first time in four years

Long-term Chinese residents return to North Korea for first time in four years

DPRK forced hwagyo community to leave at start of COVID, and expert says the residents act as Beijing’s ‘eyes and ears’

Long-term Chinese residents return to North Korea for first time in four years
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Ifang Bremer April 10, 2024
Japanese ambassador says North Korea not ready to resolve abductee issue

Japanese ambassador says North Korea not ready to resolve abductee issue

Tokyo continues to make efforts for bilateral summit, but expert notes challenge of defining what counts as resolution

Japanese ambassador says North Korea not ready to resolve abductee issue
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Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park April 9, 2024
Human Rights Council requests update to landmark report on North Korean abuses

Human Rights Council requests update to landmark report on North Korean abuses

Activist says call to update Commission of Inquiry is council’s most ambitious action on DPRK human rights in years

Human Rights Council requests update to landmark report on North Korean abuses
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Ifang Bremer | Joon Ha Park April 5, 2024
North Korean insurance firms dodging sanctions with foreign help: UN report

North Korean insurance firms dodging sanctions with foreign help: UN report

Panel of Experts lists 12 firms alleged to have worked with DPRK companies that divert profits to WMD program

North Korean insurance firms dodging sanctions with foreign help: UN report
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 4, 2024
ROK intel agency accused of spying on student group to frame as pro-North Korea

ROK intel agency accused of spying on student group to frame as pro-North Korea

NIS denies allegations of unlawful monitoring, citing investigation into suspect linked to DPRK organization

ROK intel agency accused of spying on student group to frame as pro-North Korea
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer April 1, 2024
In Seoul, high-rises double as army outposts in war against North Korean drones

In Seoul, high-rises double as army outposts in war against North Korean drones

Anti-aircraft guns on skyscrapers can help counter evolving threats, but risk turning civilian buildings into targets

In Seoul, high-rises double as army outposts in war against North Korean drones
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer March 28, 2024
UN investigating claims of rampant North Korean wildlife trafficking in Africa

UN investigating claims of rampant North Korean wildlife trafficking in Africa

DPRK officials allegedly smuggled tens of millions in rhino horns and elephant tusks via Mozambique and other countries

UN investigating claims of rampant North Korean wildlife trafficking in Africa
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Ifang Bremer March 25, 2024
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