April 15, 2024

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sojin Jung

Sojin Jung

Sojin Jung is a former editorial intern for NK News. She is currently an undergraduate student at Yonsei University in Seoul.

Features

EXCLUSIVE: North Korean defector jailed for spying says South crushed his dreams

In exclusive letters from prison, man blackmailed by DPRK defends his actions as necessary to save family in country

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungSeptember 14, 2022
News

North Korea promotes ‘encrypted’ money transfers through new financial product

Service advertised in recent brochure likely aims at concentrating foreign currency in state hands, experts say

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Sojin JungSeptember 6, 2022
News

Defector to launch balloons toward North Korea after being attacked in Seoul

Park Sang-hak says attacker broke his arm with metal pipe, in what report suggests was attempt to ‘punish’ activist

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Jeongmin Kim | Sojin JungAugust 24, 2022
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Prosecutors raid Presidential Archives over forced repatriation of North Koreans

Search seeks records that shine light on Moon administration’s decision-making process in controversial 2019 case

Bryan BettsBryan Betts | Sojin JungAugust 19, 2022
News

Prosecutors raid ex-defense chief’s home over North Korea’s killing of official

Searches targeting Suh Wook and two other former Seoul officials follow allegations they mishandled 2020 case

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungAugust 16, 2022
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Seoul police probe Christian activist for spreading pro-North Korea materials

Jung Dae-il decries witch hunt against him after he posted Juche explainers and helped sell Kim Il Sung memoirs

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungAugust 12, 2022
News

South Korean navy sailor arrested for praising North Korean regime

Active-duty conscript collected DPRK army songs and books and shared pro-regime posts online, prosecutors say

Ifang BremerIfang Bremer | Sojin JungAugust 8, 2022
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Prosecutors raid unification ministry over suspected Moon-era wrongdoing

Investigation into hiring practices latest example of ROK presidents' ‘vindictive hounding’ of predecessors, expert says

Chad O'CarrollChad O'Carroll | Sojin JungJuly 27, 2022