Yongbyon’s history marked by accidents and human experimentation

Defector interview reveals secrets behind North Korea’s nuclear facility
September 5th, 2013
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North Korea’s Yongbyon facility has a decades-long history marred by fatal accidents, radiation poisoning and human experimentation, one defector with working experience of it says.

In 2002 a group called ‘Rescue the North Korean People Urgent Action Network’ interviewed defector Lee Mi (a pseudonym) about her work as a researcher at the secretive Yongbyon Nuclear

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Hamish Macdonald

Hamish Macdonald is an NK News contributor and has previously worked at The Korea Herald and for the Australia Centre for Independent Journalism in Sydney.

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