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June 14, 2024

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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.

News

North Korea backs Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory at UN

DPRK one of five countries to vote against resolution calling for Moscow to reverse course on ‘illegal’ seizure

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 13, 2022
News

Seoul court rules against North Korean defectors who accused spy agency of abuse

Defectors say they were unlawfully detained and tortured during resettlement process, raising human rights concerns

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 12, 2022
News

North Korea tells UN that sanctions hinder global socioeconomic progress

UN Panel of Experts has noted sanctions impact but says DPRK also contributes to its ‘dismal’ humanitarian situation

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 11, 2022
News

Seoul NGO suspected of illegally importing North Korean art, under investigation

South Korean authorities looking into whether organization brought in paintings without receiving government approval

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Yeji ChungOctober 7, 2022
News

Security Council fails to condemn North Korean missile test over Japan

US leads joint statement calling for an immediate cessation of weapons tests as China and Russia defend Pyongyang

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 6, 2022
News

North Korea voices support for Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory

Foreign ministry accuses UN of harboring ‘gangster-like double standards’ after vote to condemn Moscow fails

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerOctober 4, 2022
News

North Korea launches missile over Japan, prompting evacuation warnings: Tokyo

Mid-range ballistic missile Pyongyang’s first to fly over Japanese territory since 2017

Analysis

What to make of North Korea’s missile launching spree around Harris visit

Experts say tests timed to challenge US-ROK deterrence but also align with long-term weapons development goals

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 30, 2022
COVID-19

North Korea announces new nationwide mask mandate weeks after COVID ‘victory’

Mandatory masking to restart Saturday in effort to fight ‘flu and infectious diseases' during cold weather months

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 29, 2022
News

Seoul approves food aid to North Korea after Kim Jong Un warns of shortages

Yoon administration greenlights second request from private group to send aid to DPRK, but Pyongyang unlikely to accept

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 29, 2022
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