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A North Korean defector's harrowing story of escape

Business Insider - 08 Aug 2018
Yeon Mi Park escaped North Korea when she was 13 years old. And escape only brought more challenges. North Korean defectors risk being killed, imprisoned, and trafficked after they escape. This is Park's harrowing story. Following is a transcript of ...
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A North Korean Defector's Tale of Lies, Blackmail and Betrayal

New York Times - 04 Aug 2018
SEOUL, South Korea — At about 1:20 a.m. on April 6, 2016, an AirAsia flight bound for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, was preparing for takeoff in Shanghai. One of the passengers, a North Korean man named Heo Kang-il, dialed a familiar number on his phone ...
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Seoul Success

Washington Post - 05 Aug 2018
“We often think of refugees as victims, and North Koreans, as they adjust to a very different society in South Korea, inevitably do face challenges,” said Sokeel Park, South Korea country director for Liberty in North Korea, an organization that helps ...
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Defector: Jang Song Thaek wrecked North Korea's economy

UPI.com - 31 Jul 2018
SEOUL, July 31 (UPI) -- North Korea's economy is structured so differently from the South's that its capitalist economy would be "unimaginable" to most North Koreans, according to a defector who once claimed membership in the Korean Workers' Party.
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Tragedy of Korean divided families captured on camera

Asia Times - 20 Aug 2018
However, in recent years, a number of South Koreans are known to have hired “brokers” – usually North Korean defectors, or Chinese-Koreans – to contact relatives in the North, and then arrange visits in third countries, usually China. Some Seoul-based ...
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North Korean defector to speak Aug. 2 at TTTI

Cleveland Jewish News - 26 Jul 2018
Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector and human rights advocate, will speak at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood in a program sponsored by Malik Law and Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage. Admission is $15 and the event is open to ...
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How North Korea works around sanctions

Asia Times - 20 Aug 2018
A defector-led outfit, the North Korea Strategy Center, had earlier claimed that 90% of the Malaysia-based workers' wages were being paid directly to the North Korean government. It was unclear how much the workers actually received. The Middle East is ...

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