May 20, 2024

Missionary group pushed North Koreans to take faith class as condition of rescue

Caleb Mission featured in film ‘Beyond Utopia’ says it asks those it helps to agree to filming and attend 3-month class

A well-known Christian missionary organization that helps North Koreans flee the country pushed would-be escapees to sign contracts agreeing to be filmed and to attend classes on Christian faith in exchange for being rescued, NK News has confirmed.

Caleb Mission has received international attention for its central role in the documentary “Beyond Utopia,” an award-winning film about the rescue of a North Korean family that featured footage of an actual defection shot in and outside of the DPRK.

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