February 21, 2024


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.


US soldier who fled to North Korea charged with desertion, soliciting child porn

US Army charges Travis King with eight violations of military law following his release from two-month detention in DPRK

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Shreyas ReddyOctober 20, 2023

UN envoy raises North Korea gender issues, but experts lament lack of detail

Elizabeth Salmon calls for ‘women’s participation’ in peace efforts in latest report on DPRK human rights

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 19, 2023

South Korean man arrested over alleged gifts to North Korean waitress lover

Police say IT worker violated national security law by supplying cash, drugs and underwear to spies at DPRK restaurant

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimOctober 19, 2023

18 UN experts demand China refrain from forcibly repatriating North Koreans

Human rights experts warn returnees face torture and even execution, after report China sent 600 people back to DPRK

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 18, 2023

New US envoy on North Korean human rights makes first visit to Seoul

Julie Turner discusses China’s repatriation of DPRK defectors with top ROK officials, days after being sworn in

Ifang BremerIfang BremerOctober 16, 2023

ROK, Japan, US’ advanced assets join naval exercise to intercept DPRK weapons

USS Ronald Reagan also set to visit Busan this week, which expert says will likely elicit response from North Korea

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha ParkOctober 10, 2023

Yoon says South Korea could ‘end North Korea regime’ as ROK shows off weapons

President emphasizes joint efforts with US to deter DPRK use of nuclear weapons in speech at military event

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Joon Ha ParkSeptember 26, 2023

Famous North Korean ferry makes rare visit to port nearest to Russia

NK News analysis shows Mangyongbong-92 at Rajin port, in sign it could transport goods or people between two countries

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 25, 2023

South Korean pastor charged with molesting six North Korean defector students

Prosecutors say alleged abuse of minors at pastor’s school took place over 6-year period, including in Dec. 2022

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 19, 2023

Russia gifts drones and supplies to North Korea in likely sanctions violation

Reported weapons exchange during Kim Jong Un’s trip falls short of US predictions but may just be a first step

Ifang BremerIfang BremerSeptember 17, 2023
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