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June 17, 2024

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James Fretwell

James Fretwell is a writer based in Seoul, South Korea. He was an analyst at NK News, and he has often discussed the two Koreas in interviews on the BBC, ABC News Australia, Deutsche Welle and elsewhere.

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“The 3.1 People’s Uprising”: how North Korea sees the March First Movement

“The 3.1 People’s Uprising”: how North Korea sees the March First Movement

DPRK historians assert Kim Il Sung's anti-Japanese guerilla exploits won independence from Japanese colonial rule

“The 3.1 People’s Uprising”: how North Korea sees the March First Movement
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James Fretwell February 29, 2020
An American in Pyongyang: Kim Il Sung’s 1972 interview with the New York Times

An American in Pyongyang: Kim Il Sung’s 1972 interview with the New York Times

Salisbury and Lee's visit to North Korea provided Americans with a long-awaited glimpse into life in the Hermit Kingdom

An American in Pyongyang: Kim Il Sung’s 1972 interview with the New York Times
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James Fretwell February 26, 2020
The Flower of Unification: how a girl from the South became an icon in the North

The Flower of Unification: how a girl from the South became an icon in the North

Lim Su-kyung's 1989 Pyongyang visit shows how close, and yet how far apart, the two Koreas were and remain to this day

The Flower of Unification: how a girl from the South became an icon in the North
James Fretwell
James Fretwell January 29, 2020
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