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July 19, 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

Advocate group demands justice for DPRK defectors allegedly defrauded in scam

North Korean refugees unfamiliar with South Korean society are especially susceptible to pyramid schemes, expert says

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJune 10, 2022
Features

Activists fear North Korean human rights issues increasingly met with a shrug

Intransigence of problem and lack of government emphasis cited as possible reasons for growing indifference

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJune 10, 2022
COVID-19

North Korea monitoring migratory birds to prevent COVID spread, state media says

DPRK authorities have repeatedly warned birds could carry the virus, despite scientific evidence to the contrary

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJune 8, 2022
News

Peruvian legal expert set to be new UN rapporteur on North Korean human rights

Nominee Elizabeth Salmón has extensive experience in human rights law but will likely face stonewalling from Pyongyang

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJune 7, 2022
COVID-19

Chinese city bordering North Korea cracks down on smuggling due to COVID fears

Officials in Dandong appear to worry the DPRK’s outbreak could spill over and cause new virus resurgence

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJune 6, 2022
COVID-19

COVID-19 situation in North Korea likely getting ‘worse, not better’: WHO

UN health agency adds that it has yet to receive reliable data from DPRK or response to vaccine offers

Ifang BremerIfang BremerJune 2, 2022
News

G7 foreign ministers condemn North Korea for ‘yet another’ ICBM launch

Diplomats say DPRK determined to diversify nuclear capability, while voicing regret over veto of new UN sanctions

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 30, 2022
News

NGOs urge boycott as North Korea set to chair UN forum on nuclear disarmament

DPRK’s four-week stint as rotating chair comes amid reports that it could soon conduct underground nuclear test

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 30, 2022
News

‘They don’t care for us’: North Korean defector teachers fight for higher wages

Instructors say low pay is driving away those who can help children of defectors navigate South Korean school system

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMay 26, 2022
COVID-19

Experts cast doubt on Pyongyang’s self-declared victory over COVID

Case and death numbers likely well below true total as country promotes alternative treatments over vaccines

Ethan JewellEthan Jewell | Ifang BremerMay 24, 2022
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