August 13, 2022

Why South Koreans don’t care about the North

After decades of the North's presence, many in the South seem desensitized

It's the day of the annual Pulmuggol Festival at Sang-Incheon Middle School in Incheon, west of Seoul. One of the events on the agenda is a presentation by two North Korean defectors.

Interspersed with interactive quizzes and video clips, the defector talk covers many typical North Korea topics – from synchronized dances to labor camps.