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Defector Issues

Information related to North Korean defector issues

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist

Defector uses freedom to raise awareness of, dispel misconceptions about the North’s people

North Korean society: Two classes, too little reason to resist
Dominica Lim
Dominica Lim May 21, 2013
Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?

Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?

Accounts suggest that Pyongyang acquired scientists for developing nuclear program decades before publicly acknowledging it

Do Sang Rok – The father of North Korea’s nuclear weapon program?
Bill Streifer
Bill Streifer May 16, 2013
Why S.Koreans Aren’t Angry About N. Korean Human Rights Abuses

Why S.Koreans Aren’t Angry About N. Korean Human Rights Abuses

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

Why S.Koreans Aren’t Angry About N. Korean Human Rights Abuses
Sarah A. Son
Sarah A. Son May 8, 2013
Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences

Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences

'On my way home from Thanksgiving in New York City, I thought of my father and my younger sister back in North Korea'

Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo May 3, 2013
NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food

NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food

"My favorite street food in New York City is the Halal food truck - I like their food because it's similar to Korean fried rice with meat"

NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo April 24, 2013
A North Korean In New York: An Introduction

A North Korean In New York: An Introduction

A North Korean now living in New York City tells NK NEWS How She Initially Left the DPRK

A North Korean In New York: An Introduction
Park Ji Woo
Park Ji Woo April 24, 2013
Smart Phone App & Mass Marriage Ceremony for N. Korean Defectors

Smart Phone App & Mass Marriage Ceremony for N. Korean Defectors

But reports say the Hanawon resettlement centers are emptying

Smart Phone App & Mass Marriage Ceremony for N. Korean Defectors
Sarah A. Son
Sarah A. Son April 23, 2013
Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea – A Response

Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea – A Response

'If this is the type of governmental discrimination that North Koreans face in South Korea, I may be tempted to sign up for such discrimination'

Why North Koreans Should Be Allowed Asylum Beyond South Korea – A Response
Markus Bell
Markus Bell April 4, 2013
Film Review: ‘The Defector’

Film Review: ‘The Defector’

"A must-see for anyone interested in North Korean refugees, human rights or, simply in the difficulties of real human lives"

Film Review: ‘The Defector’
Nicolle Loughlin
Nicolle Loughlin March 28, 2013
Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service

Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service

A BBC Korean service would be an important step forward for the UK's involvement in Korean peninsula affairs

Why Korea Needs The BBC World Service
Sarah A. Son
Sarah A. Son March 27, 2013