April 22, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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.

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US training allies on how to combat North Korean cyberattacks

State Department says it's hosting multiday courses through 2023 as DPRK hackers increase attacks on financial systems

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerSeptember 8, 2022
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North Korea has ignored dozens of new inquiries about missing persons: UN

Working group bemoans DPRK’s ‘persistent lack of cooperation’ as it seeks whereabouts of abductees

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 7, 2022
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North Korea able to supply vast quantities of ammunition to Russia: Experts

Researcher says Moscow has sought to procure DPRK arms for months, after US media reports on purchases for Ukraine war

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 6, 2022
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North Korean human rights envoy seeks to focus mandate on women and girls

UN special rapporteur Elizabeth Salmon says dialogue with DPRK will be a ‘challenge’ as she wraps up visit to Seoul

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 2, 2022
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ROK prosecutors raid presidential archive over North Korea’s killing of official

Brother of victim says he hopes search and seizure will turn up information on Moon administration’s response

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimSeptember 1, 2022
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UN chief calls for prosecuting human rights violators in North Korea

António Guterres says DPRK has further repressed rights and freedoms in last year, including through COVID restrictions

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 31, 2022
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NGOs urge new North Korean human rights envoy to focus on accountability

Open letter calls for Elizabeth Salmón to prioritize victims over engagement, as she visits Seoul for first time in role

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 30, 2022
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Seoul holds first high-level meeting on North Korean human rights in two years

NGOs say meeting of unification ministry council a step in right direction as situation in DPRK worsens during pandemic

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 26, 2022
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Russia raises alarm over ‘dangerous’ US-ROK drills, leafleting into North Korea

Moscow's foreign ministry echoes DPRK's stance as it criticizes exercises for worsening tensions on peninsula

Ifang BremerIfang BremerAugust 25, 2022
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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

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim | Sojin JungAugust 24, 2022
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