December 08, 2022

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Sojin Jung

Sojin Jung is a former editorial intern for NK News. She is currently an undergraduate student at Yonsei University in Seoul.

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EXCLUSIVE: North Korean defector jailed for spying says South crushed his dreams

EXCLUSIVE: North Korean defector jailed for spying says South crushed his dreams

In exclusive letters from prison, man blackmailed by DPRK defends his actions as necessary to save family in country

EXCLUSIVE: North Korean defector jailed for spying says South crushed his dreams
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Sojin Jung September 14, 2022
North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product
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North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product

Service advertised in recent brochure likely aims at concentrating foreign currency in state hands, experts say

North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Sojin Jung September 6, 2022
Defector to launch balloons toward North Korea after being attacked in Seoul

Defector to launch balloons toward North Korea after being attacked in Seoul

Park Sang-hak says attacker broke his arm with metal pipe, in what report suggests was attempt to ‘punish’ activist

Defector to launch balloons toward North Korea after being attacked in Seoul
Prosecutors raid Presidential Archives over forced repatriation of North Koreans

Prosecutors raid Presidential Archives over forced repatriation of North Koreans

Search seeks records that shine light on Moon administration’s decision-making process in controversial 2019 case

Prosecutors raid Presidential Archives over forced repatriation of North Koreans
Bryan Betts
Bryan Betts | Sojin Jung August 19, 2022
Prosecutors raid ex-defense chief’s home over North Korea’s killing of official

Prosecutors raid ex-defense chief’s home over North Korea’s killing of official

Searches targeting Suh Wook and two other former Seoul officials follow allegations they mishandled 2020 case

Prosecutors raid ex-defense chief’s home over North Korea’s killing of official
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Sojin Jung August 16, 2022
Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials

Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials

Jung Dae-il decries witch hunt against him after he posted Juche explainers and helped sell Kim Il Sung memoirs

Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Sojin Jung August 12, 2022
South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime

South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime

Active-duty conscript collected DPRK army songs and books and shared pro-regime posts online, prosecutors say

South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime
Ifang Bremer
Ifang Bremer | Sojin Jung August 8, 2022
Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing

Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing

Investigation into hiring practices latest example of ROK presidents' ‘vindictive hounding’ of predecessors, expert says

Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing
Chad O'Carroll
Chad O'Carroll | Sojin Jung July 27, 2022