North Korean Defector Watches American Action Movies to Help with Recovery ... -
north korean defector

US Admission of North Korean Defectors Has Slowed to a Trickle

New York Times - 25 Oct 2018
She fled once again and arrived in Salt Lake City with her child nearly three years ago — one of a dwindling number of North Korean defectors admitted to the United States in recent years. “My life is settled and very safe in Utah,” said Ms. Hwang, 39 ...
north korean defector

'They give me food, a place to sleep': Netherlands' North Koreans - 17 Oct 2018
The names of the North Korean defectors have been changed in this article to protect their identities. Gilze en Rijen and Musselkanaal, The Netherlands - Kyung-Ae Choi*, a North Korean woman in her early fifties, first arrived in Europe on a fake ...
north korean defector

A look at Americans who have been detained in North Korea

Seymour Tribune - 16 Nov 2018
A month earlier, North Korea released another U.S. citizen, Jeffrey Fowle, after detaining him for six months for leaving a Bible in a nightclub in the city of Chongjin. North Korea officially guarantees freedom of religion, but analysts and defectors ...
north korean defector

Europe's North Korean defectors fear deportation to South Korea

Axios - 20 Oct 2018
Gilze en Rijen, the Netherlands — There are hundreds of North Korean defectors living in Europe, many considering it safer for themselves and their families still in the North than either South Korea or the U.S.. Why it matters: "North Korea considers ...
north korean defector

Banned US citizen says North Korea defectors fabricating stories - 09 Nov 2018
Nov. 9 (UPI) -- An American banned from South Korea in 2015 for praising the North Korean regime is stirring controversy again with her remarks about refugees who fled the country. Shin Eun-mi, 57, who was deported more than three years ago for remarks ...
north korean defector

Key UN committee condemns North Korea's rights violations

Washington Post - 16 Nov 2018
UNITED NATIONS — A key U.N. committee adopted a resolution Thursday condemning North Korea's “longstanding and ongoing systematic, widespread and gross violations of human rights” and strongly urging its government to immediately end the abuses ...
north korean defector

N. Korean Defector Says Pyongyang Not Effected by Sanctions

Al-Bawaba - 26 Oct 2018
International sanctions designed to block North Korea deployment of overseas labor are not working and the state-sanctioned workforce in Russia and the Middle East remains a significant source of revenue for the Kim Jong Un regime, a defector said.
north korean defector

A leap in the dark?: Business gets ready to pounce in North Korea

The Sydney Morning Herald - 09 Nov 2018
The great South Korean "chaebols" - conglomerates such as Posco, LG, Samsung and Hyundai - all have specialised North Korean units, according to North Korean defector Seong Ha-joo. He consults with companies including Shinsegae, a department store ...

What's New