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Two North Koreans Defect By Swimming to South Korean Island

» by August 15th, 2014 at 3:38 am » Comments (0)

Heck of an early morning swim for these two North Korean defectors: Two North Koreans swam across the sea border with South Korea on Thursday, a report said, in a rare ...more »

Korean-American Peter Han Reportedly Under Investigation By Chinese Authorities

» by August 8th, 2014 at 9:46 pm » Comments (1)

It appears that the Chinese government may be cracking down on the Christian groups assisting North Korean defectors in China: The United States declined comment Thursday on a news report that ...more »

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': http://t.co/bZbxtkXq60— Paul Matthews (@ajosshi) July 17, 2014 more »

North Korean Defector Discusses the Kim Regimes Ideological Brainwashing of the North Korean People

» by April 9th, 2014 at 3:12 am » Comments (7)

Here is an interview with a North Korean defectors that has many themes similar to what other North Korean defectors have experienced: [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="372"] Yeonmi Park speaking on SBS's ...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 - http://t.co/q9Sbezfw3k #GoogleAlerts— DPRK Watch (@dprkwatch) April 1, 2014 more »

Upcoming Events In Seoul About the North Korean Human Rights Issue

» by March 5th, 2014 at 8:28 am » Comments (0)

Via One Free Korea comes news of a couple of events that bring awareness to the human rights situation in North Korea that will be happening soon in Seoul: Justice for ...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. pic.twitter.com/kdBU4bODk4— 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 »

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