February 23, 2020

About the author

Sarah A. Son

Sarah Son is an NK NEWS columnist and a PhD candidate at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) where she specialises in inter-Korean affairs.

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Experience abroad a double-edged sword for N. Korean diplomats

View from Seoul: What South Koreans are reading in local media about North Korea

Sarah A. Son October 24, 2013

S. Korean gvt. calls for greater control of N. Korean diaspora

South Korean media monitoring: Focus North Korea

Sarah A. Son October 11, 2013

Poking fun at tricky issues

When does it become acceptable to make comedy out of sensitive social topics?

Sarah A. Son May 29, 2013

Experts gather for “Engage Korea” conference in Oxford

'We wanted to create a forum for experts in the field to present interdisciplinary analysis of how to engage North Korea.'

Sarah A. Son May 14, 2013

Why S.Koreans Aren't Angry About N. Korean Human Rights Abuses

Ex-concentration camp prisoner Shin Dong-Hyuk says South Korea should be put on trial next to North Korean regime for turning a blind eye

Sarah A. Son May 8, 2013

Smart Phone App & Mass Marriage Ceremony for N. Korean Defectors

But reports say the Hanawon resettlement centers are emptying

Sarah A. Son April 23, 2013

Welcome to South Korea's Ministry of Dreams

The South Korean Ministry of Unification faces a growing battle in times of trouble to “sell” unification to a disillusioned public

Sarah A. Son April 9, 2013

Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service

A BBC Korean service would be an important step forward for the UK's involvement in Korean peninsula affairs

Sarah A. Son March 27, 2013

Perfect Match? North Korean Wives for South Korean men

Is marriage of North Korean women to South Korean men a win-win solution for all?

Sarah A. Son March 13, 2013

Truth, Lies and Propaganda: The Hoax that Backfired

The fake North Korean propaganda film that led to a South Korean expat having his life turned upside down.

Sarah A. Son February 26, 2013