Perilous Passages: Human Trafficking and the "Underground Railroad" | NK News
June 13, 2024

Perilous Passages: Human Trafficking and the “Underground Railroad”

Human rights evangelists provide details of N.Korea's "underground railroad"

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 suspected that thousands of North Koreans attempt to leave North Korea, via China, each year.

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