Lina Park is a news trainee at NK News. She previously researched North Korean human rights issues at Hanvoice and South Korean foreign relations at the Asia-Pacific Foundation of Canada.
Defector leader says probes have caused confusion among escapees, who have long been able to send funds through brokers
Seoul says only South Koreans will be able to join tours to village bordering North Korea for now
Newly opened North Korean Human Rights Museum holds up testimonies of defectors on abuses suffered under the Kim regime
First-of-its-kind installation in Seoul uses interactive storytelling to raise awareness about DPRK human rights
Announcement comes as Seoul and Washington revise strategy for deterring DPRK nukes for first time in decade
TV program profiles boy delivered by army medics during pandemic, in propaganda campaign to shore up support for regime
Large-scale maritime drill in Yellow Sea is ‘essential’ to address emerging threats, expert says
Report finds that DPRK laborers illegally working in China continue to process seafood that ends up in US
South Korea considering mandatory conscription for escapees, and experts say it could help defectors integrate into ROK
Kim Seong-ryeol tells NK News how he escaped the DPRK twice and became the first defector to work as an ROK professor
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