July 03, 2022

Ask a North Korean: Was there a specific experience that drove you to defect?

A defector describes how imprisonment by secret police separated her from family but strengthened her resolve to live

“Ask a North Korean” is an NK News series featuring interviews with and columns by North Korean defectors, most of whom left the DPRK within the last few years.

Readers may submit their questions for defectors by emailing [email protected] and including their first name and city of residence.