Information related to North Korean defector issues
"I would not have visited the U.S. and explored so many great places, if my mother had not escaped North Korea"
"I think I would rather watch North Korean operas because at least I can understand them"
When does it become acceptable to make comedy out of sensitive social topics?
Volunteer working with refugees says similarities with South Korean students should be acknowledged
"I have to admit that I had a big racial bias before coming to New York City"
This South Korean solider spent almost 50 years as a POW in North Korea – and some are still there
Defector uses freedom to raise awareness of, dispel misconceptions about the North’s people
Accounts suggest that Pyongyang acquired scientists for developing nuclear program decades before publicly acknowledging it
Ex-concentration camp prisoner Shin Dong-Hyuk says South Korea should be put on trial next to North Korean regime for turning a blind eye
'On my way home from Thanksgiving in New York City, I thought of my father and my younger sister back in North Korea'
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