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Defector Issues

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Helping N. Koreans help themselves

Helping N. Koreans help themselves

NKSC helps defectors, sends information into North Korea with aim of creating government that represents its people

Helping N. Koreans help themselves
David Tian
David Tian July 16, 2015
What Hanawon doesn’t teach North Korean defectors

What Hanawon doesn’t teach North Korean defectors

Institution gives refugees role models, but skimps on the hardships, discrimination to come

What Hanawon doesn’t teach North Korean defectors
Ji-Min Kang
Ji-Min Kang July 15, 2015
Generation ‘in-between’: Young North Koreans navigate the government, market

Generation ‘in-between’: Young North Koreans navigate the government, market

Academic confronts idea that market, fashion influences could spell regime's end as Western, 'imperialistic'

Generation ‘in-between’: Young North Koreans navigate the government, market
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi July 14, 2015
North Korean defection by the numbers
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North Korean defection by the numbers

Most recent data show falling numbers, changing ratios and factors affection defection

North Korean defection by the numbers
Leo Byrne
Leo Byrne July 8, 2015
Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border

Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border

Border security may be at its tightest now, but still far from the prime of other communist nations

Few boundaries: A history of the North Korea-China border
Andrei Lankov
Andrei Lankov July 7, 2015
A new life in South Korea: Afflicted but full of hope

A new life in South Korea: Afflicted but full of hope

A defectors account of escape, resettlement and the hopes of a new life

A new life in South Korea: Afflicted but full of hope
The contradictory effects of South Korean military education

The contradictory effects of South Korean military education

How 'psychological education' vilifies North Korea, contradicts South Korean unification policy

The contradictory effects of South Korean military education
Joyce Kim
Joyce Kim July 2, 2015
How North Koreans view mixed marriages

How North Koreans view mixed marriages

Attitudes are changing but many still dislike concept, especially if Americans or Chinese are involved

How North Koreans view mixed marriages
Kim Yoo-sung
Kim Yoo-sung July 1, 2015
The defector beat: The police who watch N. Koreans as they settle

The defector beat: The police who watch N. Koreans as they settle

South Korean police officers assigned to monitor newly arrived refugees help out, but sometimes cause problems

The defector beat: The police who watch N. Koreans as they settle
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi June 22, 2015
Helping North Korean defectors without benefits

Helping North Korean defectors without benefits

Private school works to help half-Chinese children lost in transition after they defect

Helping North Korean defectors without benefits
Ha-young Choi
Ha-young Choi June 19, 2015
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