August 11, 2022

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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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Human rights groups defend fellow nonprofit against North Korean criticism

DPRK labeled US-based nonprofit a Washington front after receiving invitation to mock trial of Kim Jong Un

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 17, 2022
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What North Korean defectors think of president-elect Yoon Suk-yeol

Some in defector community welcome Yoon’s policy ideas on human rights, while emphasizing need for pragmatic approach

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 15, 2022
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North Korea accuses US of worsening Ukraine crisis by supplying military aid

Latest defense of Russia comes as DPRK rebukes a US report describing North Korea as a major arms proliferation threat

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 14, 2022
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‘Dark fleet’ continues to fish North Korean waters, though numbers drop: Report

UN Panel of Experts says over 400 foreign vessels engaged in illegal fishing in DPRK waters in second quarter last year

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 9, 2022
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North Korea announces ‘important’ test of reconnaissance satellite system

Second satellite-related launch in a week comes as early voting opens in South Korea’s presidential election

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 6, 2022
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North Korea fires ballistic missile towards East Sea: ROK military

Second DPRK missile test in less than a week comes 4 days ahead of South Korea's presidential election

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 5, 2022
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North Korea accuses human rights group of being ‘anti-DPRK front’ for Washington

DPRK chafes at claims of abuses as US-based organization calls for Pyongyang to engage on human rights issues

Ifang BremerIfang BremerMarch 2, 2022
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Pyongyang diary: A cellist’s personal account of music diplomacy to North Korea

Carter Brey of the New York Philharmonic shares his behind-the-scenes story of a historic concert in the DPRK

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin KimMarch 2, 2022
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South Korea confirms missile interceptor test, draws lessons from Ukraine crisis

Meeting of top defense officials follows North Korea’s test of a ‘reconnaissance satellite’ on Sunday

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 28, 2022
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South Korean rail chief says inter-Korean railway ‘transcends politics’

KORAIL’s Na Hee-seung sees big economic benefits to reconnecting rail lines when diplomacy with North Korea resumes

Ifang BremerIfang BremerFebruary 25, 2022
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