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North Korean defectors

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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

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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 ...

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

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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.

What It's Like to Escape From North Korea | TIME

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

I Fled North Korea to Buy My Mom's Freedom - The Daily Beast

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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 ...

Refugee Stories Archives - Liberty in North Korea

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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 ...

When fleeing from North Korea, is it better to go to China or South ...

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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 ...

How I Escaped from North Korea | Christianity Today

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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 ...

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...