Tag: north korea

  • What We Learned From Our Investigation into Covert Oil Deliveries to North Korea – The New York Times

    5 Takeaways From Investigating Covert Oil Deliveries to North Korea (Published 2021) We uncovered how one ship helped North Korea get oil despite sanctions. Here are five takeaways from the investigation. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/22/world/winson-north-korea-oil-tankers.html North Korea continues to illicitly import oil, in violation of strict international sanctions. The New York Times Visual Investigations team and Times […]

  • What Happened to Lim Ji-hyun, the North Korean Defector?

    The Mystery of the Missing North Korean Social Media Star Her life in South Korea seemed perfect: new friends, a burgeoning career, reality-TV fame. But she was about to become notorious—disappearing without a trace, only to reappear pledging allegiance to North Korea. What happened to Lim Ji-hyun? via Marie Claire Magazine: https://www.marieclaire.com/politics/a35365775/lim-ji-hyun-north-korean-defector/ Lim has not […]

  • The Price of Freedom – Guernica

    The Price of Freedom Christina Kim risked everything to escape North Korea’s entrenched gender violence. She almost didn’t make it. via Guernica: https://www.guernicamag.com/the-price-of-freedom/ Each morning, when the adults went to work for the regime, the children stayed home, warmed by coal. One day, a house nearby caught fire, with a boy inside. Kim watched the […]

  • The Underground Movement Trying to Topple the North Korean Regime | The New Yorker

    The Underground Movement Trying to Topple the North Korean Regime Adrian Hong says he leads a group of “freedom fighters” conducting a revolution. Has the U.S. already betrayed them? via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2020/11/23/the-underground-movement-trying-to-topple-the-north-korean-regime On the afternoon of February 22, 2019, a tall Asian man rang the doorbell of the North Korean Embassy in Madrid. His […]