February 22, 2020

Middle class N.Koreans fleeing for non-economic reasons: MoU
A desire for personal freedom ranked top in the reasons for defection after 2014
North Korean defectors are increasingly fleeing to the South for non-economic reasons, such as a discontent with the regime, a desire for personal freedom and increasing censorship, the South Korean Ministry of Unification (MoU) has said.The MoU report, which was provided to local media in late August, studied trends in recent defections based on a survey of 859 defectors at Hanawon centers,