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Fighters For Free North Korea Launches Latest Balloon Campaign

» by July 21st, 2014 at 7:55 am » Comments (0)

A ROK Drop favorite, Park Sang-hak and his group Fighters for Free North Korea have just launched their latest balloon campaign: A group of activists launched big balloons carrying leaflets across ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Defector Deal?

» by July 17th, 2014 at 4:33 pm » Comments (1)

North Korean defectors 'promised apartments and jobs if they return':— Paul Matthews (@ajosshi) July 17, 2014 more »

Human Rights Activists Launch Choco-Pies at North Korea

» by June 23rd, 2014 at 8:49 am » Comments (8)

I wonder if the North Korean regime will respond angrily to this latest balloon launch from North Korean human rights groups that this time features Choco-Pies?: A group of eight South ...more »

North Korean Defector Explains the Reality of the North Korean Threat to KATUSA Soldiers

» by May 30th, 2014 at 9:42 pm » Comments (0)

Hopefully these KATUSA soldiers learned something about the reality of North Korea which I have met many Koreans to include KATUSAs who know little about the reality there: Korean Augmentation to ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Language Difference Biggest Issue for North Korean Defectors In the ROK

» by April 1st, 2014 at 4:33 pm » Comments (1)

Language Main Barrier to Settlement in South - #GoogleAlerts— DPRK Watch (@dprkwatch) April 1, 2014 more »

Over 1,500 North Koreans Defected to South Korea Last Year

» by January 14th, 2014 at 3:23 am » Comments (10)

There are still quite a few North Korean refugees being able to make it to South Korea despite the Chinese and North Korea crackdowns: More than 1,500 North Korean defectors arrived ...more »

Tweet of the Day: Final Obstacle

» by January 11th, 2014 at 4:00 pm » Comments (0)

The Mekong River dividing Laos & Thailand -- the final major hurdle for many N. Koreans escaping via China.— Alastair Gale (@AlastairGale) January 10, 2014 more »

North Korean Defects Twice and Ends Up In South Korean Jail

» by December 21st, 2013 at 5:56 am » Comments (3)

This is just a weird case because I figured this guy had family members being threatened in North Korea and thus the reason for his return, but I guess he ...more »

Ann Shin’s “The Defector” to Premier December 5th & 6th

» by November 26th, 2013 at 4:44 am » Comments (2)

For those of you who live in the Washington, DC and Virginia areas, here is an opportunity for you to see the premiere of Ann Shin's documentary "The Defector" that ...more »

Increased Chinese Surveillance Leads To Deportation of North Korean Defectors

» by November 21st, 2013 at 9:15 am » Comments (2)

The Chosun Ilbo is reporting that increased surveillance in China due to the Uighur terrorist attack in Tianamen Square has caused more North Korean defectors to be rounded up and ...more »

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