September 26, 2023
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: How one soldier escaped across the heavily armed DMZ

New columnist David writes about the challenges of army life and how a South Korean leaflet convinced him to defect

“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.