October 03, 2023
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: When did you first begin to consider defecting?

A young woman recounts the series of events that drove her to rethink her life in the DPRK

“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.