Joanna Hong is an American freelance journalist, editor and translator based in Berlin, Germany. She speaks German, Korean, Italian and French, and she holds an MA in Human Rights from University College London. She has previously translated North Korean refugee testimonies in London, interviewed Nigerian sex workers in Rome and worked with European classical concert houses. Her work and contribution have appeared in NK News, The Guardian, Newsletter for the European Union, Human Rights Careers, private companies and more.
Measles outbreak confirmed in North Korea Outbreak confirmed, but no request for UNICEF assistance
North’s National Defence Commission offers improved ties with South The North's National Defense Commission has proposal for the improvement of inter-Korean relations rebuffed by South Korea
N. Korean leadership highlighting flood damage prevention Media coverage, official statements precede start of rainy season typically coming in summer
Liberty in North Korea: Can you ‘accelerate change’ from the outside?
Defector Ji Seong-ho lost his left hand and foot during the famine of the 1990s. Here, he describes life after the accident and why he felt he had to escape
On 23-24 May 2016, the World Humanitarian Summit launched in Istanbul a two-year process that was announced under UN Secretary Ban Ki-moon in 2012 to engage discussions between stakeholders in revitalising international humanitarian efforts with strong support by the European Commission’s Humanitarian Aid and Development.