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Ifang Bremer

Ifang Bremer

Ifang Bremer is a Seoul Correspondent at NK News. He has worked on investigations for The Guardian and The Observer and previously wrote features on Korea for Dutch newspaper NRC.


Eye of the TIGER: ROK drone unit holds drills with US on North Korean border

Some 800 soldiers practiced defending against mock enemy, weeks after South Korea failed to intercept DPRK drones

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJanuary 16, 2023

North Korea’s child mortality and stillbirth rates improve in 2021: UN report

Despite positive trend, DPRK’s child death rate remains five times higher than in South Korea

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJanuary 13, 2023

Libyan hospital welcomes dozens of North Korean medical workers

UN sanctions forbid DPRK laborers from working abroad, but country’s doctors have been active in Africa during pandemic

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJanuary 12, 2023

ROK investigating progressive groups for establishing pro-North Korea spy cells

Conservative lawmakers say far-left party in Jeju and Changwon was allegedly in contact with DPRK agents

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJanuary 12, 2023

Only 67 North Korean defectors reach South in 2022, second fewest ever

Reality on ground inside DPRK more opaque than ever as COVID border measures pose barriers to escape, expert says

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJanuary 10, 2023

North Korea-China trade dips nearly 20% in November after reaching pandemic high

Sharp drop in exports drives overall decline, though bilateral trade remains higher than most months during pandemic

Ifang BremerIfang BremerDecember 20, 2022

NGO calls for reinvestigating Dutch firms that allegedly employed North Koreans

La Strada appeals dismissal of case due to lack of evidence, maintains companies knew of North Korean shipyard workers

Ifang BremerIfang BremerDecember 19, 2022

UN passes resolution condemning North Korean human rights for 18th straight year

DPRK rejects ‘grave infringement’ as US-led conspiracy to overthrow the Kim Jong Un regime

Ifang BremerIfang BremerDecember 16, 2022

Drop in North Korean crop output aggravates domestic food shortages: Report

ROK researchers blame floods and drought for shortfall, while expert says estimate doesn’t provide full picture

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerDecember 15, 2022

ROK envoy laments domestic politicization of North Korean human rights

Lee Shin-wha says left-right ‘divide’ impedes action at Seoul event, as others bemoan lack of attention on DPRK issues

Ifang BremerIfang BremerDecember 14, 2022
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