Jiwon Song is an NK News contributor based in Seoul and studied International Relations at Waseda University. Follower her @jiwon_song121
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Lacking a National Security Act, authorities resort to insurance fraud, credit card theft charges
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Journalist Robert Boynton spent years investigating North Korea’s abduction of Japanese citizens
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