Sangwon Yoon

Sangwon Yoon


An explainer of the terms of release for 1,027 detainees in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit.

16 Oct 2011

Activists start open-ended hunger strike in support of prisoners in Israel fasting against “worsening jail conditions”.

10 Oct 2011

South Korea blames the North for cyber attacks while questions remain over how such an IT powerhouse was left vulnerable

24 Jun 2011

Amnesty International says Ivory Coast authorities have been holding at least 50 people without charge for two months.

22 Jun 2011

South Korea confirms it held a secret meeting with the North last month but denies having ‘begged’ for summits.

2 Jun 2011

Key change in narrative of bin Laden’s death sparks suspicion over possible legal violations.

5 May 2011