Jin is a pseudonym for a North Korean defector writer. She was born and raised in North Korea and lived there until she defected in 2014. She now resides in South Korea.
Much like people around the world, North Koreans like to eat, drink and play at the beach. The problem is getting there.
North Koreans can only move under specific circumstances, and even then finding affordable housing is nigh impossible
The final chapter in a harrowing escape from North Korea that forced one defector to leave her child and husband behind
‘You cannot change where you were born, but you can choose where you live’
A defector describes how imprisonment by secret police separated her from family but strengthened her resolve to live
A young woman recounts the series of events that drove her to rethink her life in the DPRK
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