Lina Park | NK News
June 14, 2024

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Lina Park

Lina Park is a news trainee at NK News. She previously researched North Korean human rights issues at Hanvoice and South Korean foreign relations at the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada.

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ROK opposition leader charged with orchestrating remittances to North Korea

ROK opposition leader charged with orchestrating remittances to North Korea

Lee Jae-myung is accused of conspiring with officials to send $8M to the DPRK during his tenure as Gyeonggi governor

ROK opposition leader charged with orchestrating remittances to North Korea
Joon Ha Park
Joon Ha Park | Lina Park June 12, 2024
Unification ministry plans to meet with groups sending leaflets into North Korea

Unification ministry plans to meet with groups sending leaflets into North Korea

Meetings come as DPRK trash balloons raise tensions, but prominent defector activists say they have no interest in talks

Unification ministry plans to meet with groups sending leaflets into North Korea
Lina Park
Lina Park June 11, 2024
What South Koreans think about North Korea’s barrage of trash balloons

What South Koreans think about North Korea’s barrage of trash balloons

Ordinary citizens express confusion at DPRK actions, while emphasizing need for Seoul to protect people from harm

What South Koreans think about North Korea’s barrage of trash balloons
Lina Park
Lina Park June 4, 2024
Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons

Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons

Seoul says it has no authority to stop civic groups launches, raising concerns North Korea will restart balloon blitz

Activist vows more leafleting unless Kim Jong Un apologizes for trash balloons
Jeongmin Kim
Jeongmin Kim | Lina Park June 3, 2024
US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid

US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid

Census Bureau data shows multiple shipments of apparent private aid since November, the first in seven years

US exports over $200K in goods to North Korea, likely humanitarian aid
Lina Park
Lina Park May 31, 2024
North Korea jams GPS signals near sea border after denouncing ROK ‘intrusions’

North Korea jams GPS signals near sea border after denouncing ROK ‘intrusions’

South Korea reports second day of jamming, as experts warn any crossing could provide pretext for DPRK military response

North Korea jams GPS signals near sea border after denouncing ROK ‘intrusions’
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Lina Park May 30, 2024
North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South

North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South

ROK issues alerts warning of suspicious objects, days after DPRK threatened to send ‘mounds of filth’ over border

North Korea launches 260 balloons carrying ‘filth and garbage’ into South
Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK
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Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK

DPRK has sent leaflets and even cigarette butts before and could do so again as it adopts tit-for-tat approach to Seoul

Trash talk: How North Korea could carry out its threat to spread ‘filth’ in ROK
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Lina Park May 27, 2024
South Korean foreign minister calls for China to stop repatriating North Koreans

South Korean foreign minister calls for China to stop repatriating North Koreans

In talks with Chinese counterpart, Cho Tae-yul also raised concerns about Russia-DPRK weapons trade and Korea tensions

South Korean foreign minister calls for China to stop repatriating North Koreans
Lina Park
Lina Park May 14, 2024
Both North and South Korea back UN resolution calling for Palestinian membership

Both North and South Korea back UN resolution calling for Palestinian membership

DPRK slams US for vetoing measure endorsing membership, while ROK has stressed need to ‘revitalize’ two-state solution

Both North and South Korea back UN resolution calling for Palestinian membership
Lina Park
Lina Park May 13, 2024
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