Serial Story: An Appeal by a North Korean Refugee Who Had Been Hiding in Russia (2)- HELP US - by Dong Sung LEE This is an appeal by a North Korean lumberjack, Mr. Dong Sung Lee, who had been hiding in Russia. His urgent plea had reached us via a Japanese journalist. The Citizen's Alliance had supported him financially from October 1996 to April 1998. Mr. Lee successfully defected to Seoul via a..
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Serial Story: An Appeal by a North Korean Refugee Who Had Been Hiding in Russia (1)- HELP US - Dong Sung LEE This is an appeal by a North Korean lumberjack, Mr. Dong Sung Lee, who had been hiding in Russia. His urgent plea had reached us via a Japanese journalist. The Citizen's Alliance had supported him financially from October 1996 to April 1998. Mr. Lee successfully defected to Seoul via a th..
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Life in the Kaechon Indoctrination Camp (2) Sun Ok (Female, 53) Passing Urine Only Once a Day Except about 8 hours - 5 hours of bedtime, an hour for; meals with a bread and 2 hours of review time before going to bed, alll inmates are spurred continuously to engage in hard labor for 16 hours a day. One of the most difficult problems for all inmates is to go to the lavatory. Every work site is eq..
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Life in the Kaechon Indoctrination Camp (1) LI Sun Ok (Female, 53) Place of Birth : 1-ban, Haebang-dong, Chongjin City, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea Nov. 1987 : Imprisoned in the Kaechon Indoctrination Camp(prison), South Pyongan Province Dec. 1992 : Farmer at "April 25" Tobacco Farm, Onsong Country Feb. l994 : Escapes ato China Dec. 1994 : Defects to South Korea 'Tailless Beasts' I was ..
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Out of the Jaws of Death Four Times Haeyoung YI I was born into a worker's family in ○○ Dong, Wonsan City, Kangwon Province. When I was born, my father was a clerk at the finance department of Wonsan Agricultural College, while my mother was a seamstress at a local clothing factory. Before too long we moved to ○○ Dong, Wonsan, where I grew up. I attended People's School and High School t..
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A Question for North Korean Police and Security Agents This article was written by a North Korean defector who had been hiding in China. It reached to Citizen's Alliance via a Korean businessman. Fascist Rule in North Korea As a human being I have a question for North Korean Police Officers and Security Agents. That is: are you properly implementing the law? How many years have been elapsed s..
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Born In A Family of Returnees to North Korea from Japan Seo-jung SIM (KIM Hee-keun's wife)Both parents are returnees I was born in 1972 in Shinujoo. Parents were returned to North Korea from Japan. I heard that mother was from Hiroshima and father from Tokyo. Many people like my parents lived in Shinujoo and near there. They were usually married each other like my parents. I was also concerned ..
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A Country Where All Bad Things Exist (1) KIM Hee-keun (KIM Won-hyung's eldest son) Even Entering University Depends on Bribes I was born in Gae-chun in Pyung-an south province in 1968. Our family moved to Shin-eu-ju when I was 5-6 years old and I finished secondary school there. I worked a while in the physics lab in a oxygen disintegration factory and then I entered the Shin-eu-ju Education Col..
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Experience in Political Prisoners' CampCHOI Dong ChulPlace of Birth : Onsung-up, Onsong Country, North Hamgyong Province, North Korea Feb. 1985 : Worker at the Officers Cadet School, the Political Prisoners Camp Feb. 1994 : Escapess to China Dec. 1994 : Defectss to South Korea The 417th Unit My father was the principal of a senior high school and my mother was the manager of a state-run store..
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Teaching Without Payment KIM Heuy-yong Before I finally got out of North Korea, I was a teacher in middle school, which I never dreamed of in my life. I was forced to take the job, regardless of my opinion, which was one of the unattractive jobs unwilling to be taken in North Korea. It was required to work in schools for a given period, designated by the N.K. government, after graduation from..
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