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...
Why I fled North Korea. By Hyeonseo Lee, Special to CNN. Updated 5:42 PM ET,
Sun April 14, 2013. Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what's ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
Jun 8, 2015 ... At just 15 years of age, Joseph Kim crossed a frozen river he thought might
electrocute him to escape North Korea so he could buy his mother's ...
North Korean Refugee Stories: Meet Moo Chan. November 4, 2015 ... Joon Hee
escaped from North Korea many years ago at the age of 26. She crossed the ...
I genuinely hope no one is faced with this dilemma. And if either China or South
Korea is a promising place to go, why would the rest of the 20 million people ...
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 ...
Feb 2, 2016 ... Hyeonseo Lee fled North Korea at the age of 17. Twelve years later, she made
an audacious plan to smuggle her mother out of the country.