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.
Foreign ministry statement latest attempt to undermine international criticism of widespread rights abuses in DPRK
Activity aligns with trend of illegal transfers well outside ports due to COVID-19 and sanctions concerns, expert says
Beijing accuses Canadian plane of threatening China and undermining its sovereignty through sanctions mission
Southeast Asian nations use tougher language to condemn DPRK launches than in statement earlier this year
North Korean refugees unfamiliar with South Korean society are especially susceptible to pyramid schemes, expert says
Intransigence of problem and lack of government emphasis cited as possible reasons for growing indifference
DPRK authorities have repeatedly warned birds could carry the virus, despite scientific evidence to the contrary
Nominee Elizabeth Salmón has extensive experience in human rights law but will likely face stonewalling from Pyongyang
Officials in Dandong appear to worry the DPRK’s outbreak could spill over and cause new virus resurgence
UN health agency adds that it has yet to receive reliable data from DPRK or response to vaccine offers
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