Perilous Passages: Human Trafficking and the “Underground Railroad”

Human rights evangelists provide details of N.Korea's "underground railroad"
February 11th, 2013
0

by Brian Marten

NEW YORK, NY – Involuntary and voluntary trafficking in North Korea continues across the 880 miles of border with China, says Human Rights Activist Steven Kim and author Melanie Kirkpatrick. Addressing an audience at the Korea Society in New York, the pair said that though there are no official counts, it is 

You have reached your limit of 5 free articles this month. Subscribe today for unlimited access. Prices start from just $2.88 per week
Existing users, please sign in here:
Remember Me

Recommended for You

Air Koryo operate new tourist charter flights from China

Air Koryo operate new tourist charter flights from China

Air Koryo, North Korea’s state airliner, is operating new charter flights from Zhengzhou in China to Pyongyang for tourism purposes, a Chinese tour company confirmed to NK News Tuesday. The first…

September 30th, 2014
0
N. Korea’s currency problems go deeper than money

N. Korea’s currency problems go deeper than money

As of now, the highest denomination of currency in North Korea is 5,000 won, which in reality is only worth 70 cents. It isn’t practical or reliable, and its users have lost faith in their governmen…

September 30th, 2014
0

About the Author

Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

Join the discussion