August 17, 2022

Indoctrination, finances motivate N.Korean defectors to attend rallies

North Koreans frequently favor conservative ideas, but resettlement process often pushes them to

The scandal began with an account, obtained by a South Korean media outlet, containing a list of more than 1,200 defectors’ names, account numbers and how much they’d been paid.

They had been mobilized to a series of rallies by conservative organizations, participating in return for money.