January 25, 2021

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Justin Rohrlich

Justin Rohrlich is an Emmy Award winning journalist with a keen interest in North Korean affairs

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Singaporean at heart of NK Pro investigation charged with sanctions violations

OCN (S) Pte Ltd and T Specialist International under scrutiny for luxury goods exports to DPRK

How NGOs in North Korea continue to face major sanctions-related hurdles

Leaked documents further reveal bureaucratic obstacles to aid work

Justin Rohrlich June 26, 2018

Pyongyang on the Hudson? A Kim Il Sung birthday concert in New York

With DPRK officials in the crowd, the Ureuk Symphony Orchestra celebrated the Day of the Sun

Justin Rohrlich April 25, 2018

Behind bars in North Korea: Pastor Lim’s long, dark night of the soul

Former detainee talks imprisonment in the DPRK - and his unexpected release in August

Justin Rohrlich November 27, 2017

Do North Korean missile and nuke tests affect the country’s tourism industry?

Tour company insiders reveal North Korea's provocations barely register on the ground

Justin Rohrlich May 19, 2017

How sanctions are – and aren’t – affecting aid work in North Korea

Humanitarian impact may not be entirely due to sanctions, investigation shows

Justin Rohrlich August 31, 2016

The great North Korean soju fiasco: Inside the curious case of Steve Park

New details from former partner shed further light on doomed ventures

Justin Rohrlich August 12, 2016

What happens when Americans get arrested in North Korea?

Former American detainee reveals new details of his captivity, showing what others can expect

Justin Rohrlich July 26, 2016

Exclusive: American ‘defector’ home safely from North Korea

Martinez returned home discreetly last year, in contrast to public appearance in late 2014

Justin Rohrlich April 11, 2016

Kim Jong Un unhappy with construction of new airport terminal

Recent field guidance continues state media trend of showing Kim's hands-on leadership

Justin Rohrlich November 1, 2014
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