Lina Park | NK News
June 18, 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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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
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Lina Park May 13, 2024
China fired flares at aircraft monitoring North Korea sanctions, Australia says

China fired flares at aircraft monitoring North Korea sanctions, Australia says

Beijing alleges Australian helicopter violated its airspace, defending actions as ‘lawful and safe’

China fired flares at aircraft monitoring North Korea sanctions, Australia says
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Lina Park May 8, 2024
China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say

China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say

Case is latest in series of alleged force repatriations that have raised concerns about abuses those sent back face

China repatriated at least 260 more North Koreans last month, rights groups say
North Korea likely to reopen to Western tourists in second half: Tour company

North Korea likely to reopen to Western tourists in second half: Tour company

Young Pioneer Tours anticipates broader July opening after Russian travelers became first to visit in years in February

North Korea likely to reopen to Western tourists in second half: Tour company
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Ifang Bremer | Lina Park April 24, 2024
Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue

Caleb Mission featured in film ‘Beyond Utopia’ says it asks those it helps to agree to filming and attend 3-month class

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Lina Park April 18, 2024
North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election

Reports on protests against Yoon after ruling party’s ‘crushing defeat’ likely aim to stir up conflict, expert says

North Korean state media makes first mention of recent ROK election
Lina Park
Lina Park | Seung-Yeon Chung April 16, 2024
How extremist North Korean refugees inflicted terror during a massacre in South

How extremist North Korean refugees inflicted terror during a massacre in South

A group of young landowners who fled Soviet rule helped to brutally suppress alleged communists on Jeju Island

How extremist North Korean refugees inflicted terror during a massacre in South
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Joon Ha Park | Lina Park April 15, 2024
China’s third highest-ranked official to visit North Korea this week

China’s third highest-ranked official to visit North Korea this week

Zhao Leji will attend opening ceremony for ‘friendship year’ to mark 75th anniversary of ties, two sides announce

China’s third highest-ranked official to visit North Korea this week
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Jeongmin Kim | Lina Park April 9, 2024
North Korean restaurant staff insult South Koreans, calling them ‘puppets’

North Korean restaurant staff insult South Koreans, calling them ‘puppets’

Experts say DPRK likely ordered staff at overseas restaurants to use slur after declaring the ROK a separate enemy state

North Korean restaurant staff insult South Koreans, calling them ‘puppets’
Lina Park
Lina Park April 4, 2024
Kim Jong Un expresses condolences to Putin over deadly Moscow terrorist attack

Kim Jong Un expresses condolences to Putin over deadly Moscow terrorist attack

North Korean leader voices country’s opposition to terrorism, despite designation as a state sponsor of terrorism by US

Kim Jong Un expresses condolences to Putin over deadly Moscow terrorist attack
Lina Park
Lina Park March 25, 2024