December 03, 2021

Activist defector ‘redefects’ back to North Korea: Uriminzokkiri

Defector previously wrote book on hardships experienced in North Korea

A North Korean human rights activist defector who previously lived in South Korea has redefected to the North, state media outlet Uriminzokkiri said on Saturday.

Son Ok-soon, formerly a Christian human rights activist who also authored a Korean-language book about her difficulties in the North, used a 20-minute interview video to express regret for criticizing the DPRK system.