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North Korean defectors - Wikipedia


Since the division of Korea after World War II and the end of the Korean War ( 1950–1953), .... There have been three cases of North Korean defectors who have escaped directly to Japan. In Janu...

Opinion: Why I fled North Korea - CNN.com


Apr 14, 2013 ... Hyeonseo Lee says she never imagined that it would take 14 years for her family to live together again.

How a 19-Year-Old North Korean Escaped and Became a Sushi ...


Oct 8, 2015 ... In the past 10 years, 186 North Korean defectors have settled in the US. After facing months or even years of danger and hardship on their ...

North Korea: What It's Like to Escape - Time


Oct 12, 2015 ... Two years earlier I had first escaped from my homeland by scrambling across the frozen river that divides North Korea and China. All I knew ...

Refugee Stories Archives - Liberty in North Korea


Jun 9, 2016 ... North Korean Refugee Stories: Meet Moo Chan. November 4, 2015 ... Joon Hee escaped from North Korea many years ago at the age of 26.

Hyeonseo Lee speaks of how she escaped the prison of North Korea


Mar 3, 2016 ... AS A 17-year-old, Hyeonseo Lee's childhood home in North Korea overlooked the border with China and this is one of the reasons she started ...

I escaped from North Korea then went back to rescue my family ...


Feb 2, 2016 ... The North Korean defector answers your questions: from growing up hating America to settling in South Korea.

Tales from North Korea: A defector's story - Al Jazeera English


Jan 8, 2016 ... For, in North Korea, she had learned to trust no one – not family, not .... Her uncle, who had fled North Korea after the Korean War, named her ...

How I Escaped from North Korea | Christianity Today


May 26, 2015 ... In some ways, I imagine growing up in North Korea is like growing up anywhere else. I had a father and mother who rarely failed to show me ...

Yearning for North Korea - the nation they fled - Associated Press


Apr 29, 2016 ... INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — For much of the world, North Korea is a Stalinist nightmare, an isolated enclave of prison camps, poverty and ...

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Escape from North Korea: 'How I escaped horrors of life under Kim ...


Nov 11, 2014 ... LONG READ: Yeonmi Park, a young woman who fled North Korea after seeing friends and family tortured and killed, tells her harrowing story.

Just about the only way to escape North Korea is if a relative has ...


Mar 31, 2016 ... One by one over the past decade, the members of this family have escaped from North Korea, the ones who made it out first earning money ...

Hyeonseo Lee: My escape from North Korea | TED Talk | TED.com


As a child growing up in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee thought her country was “ the ... She escaped the country at 14, to begin a life in hiding, as a refugee in China.