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North Korean defectors - Wikipedia

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

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 ...

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

www.theguardian.com/world/live/2016/feb/02/hyeonseo-lee-north-korea-escape-live-q-and-a

Feb 3, 2016 ... The North Korean defector answers your questions: from growing up hating America to settling in South Korea.

Refugee Stories Archives - Liberty in North Korea

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Meet Charles – A North Korean Living in the United States. November 21, 2016. Charles escaped from North Korea and made the dangerous journey through ...

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

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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 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 ...

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

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I'm very conflicted about this question because both seem like ... I genuinely hope no one is faced with this dilemma. And if either China or South ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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.