January 26, 2020

Ask a North Korean: do forced abortions really take place in the DPRK?
"Koreans are not supposed to bear the children of foreigners, and this rule is strictly enforced"

Hello NK News readers, and welcome back to Ask a North Korean, where our North Korean defector writers answer the questions you submit.

Today's question comes from Antoni in Warsaw, who asks about reports of forced abortions of children who aren't of pure Korean blood.

Many female defectors are reportedly sold as wives to Chinese men and so may