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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 (9)

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 »

New Documentary “The Defector” Begins Screening in the US

» by November 20th, 2013 at 9:59 pm » Comments (0)

Via One Free Korea comes news that a new documentary titled "The Defector" that is produced by Korean-Canadian Ann Shin that reports on the plight of North Korean defectors in ...more »

The Most Successful North Korean Defector Shares His Story

» by November 4th, 2013 at 7:32 am » Comments (2)

Here is an interesting article about the most successful North Korean defector who has made quite a business empire for himself in South Korea: More than 24,000 North Koreans have defected ...more »

Returned South Koreans are Supposedly Losers & Leftists

» by October 30th, 2013 at 7:15 pm » Comments (5)

You have to be quite a loser when even the North Koreans want to get rid of you: South Korea's Unification Ministry announced the return of the six men, aged between ...more »

North Korean Defector Explains What Its Like To Live In Pyongyang

» by October 18th, 2013 at 8:44 pm » Comments (2)

Over at NK News they have an interesting article posted by a North Korean defector that explains what life was like in Pyongyang.  Of particular interest is what he had ...more »

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