Tag Archives: North Korean human rights

North Korean defectors: Escaping the reign of Kim Jong-Il

Listening to South Korean radio is considered a grave offense in North Korea – a crime worse than murder. Continue reading

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Bittersweet longing: Fighting for North Korean human rights in South Korea

Growing up, the only knowledge I had of North Korea came from a paperback chapter book about a girl who fled from Pyongyang by crawling under a barbed-wire fence. Continue reading

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