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Brazen North Korean Defector Was Shot 7 Times, But Will Likely Survive

Yesterday, we shared the story of one brazen North Korean soldier’s journey across the heavily fortified DMZ into South Korea - one of the most daring defections by a N.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 14th, 2017

Surgeons find never-before-seen parasite in body of defector who was shot 5 times while escaping North Korea

REUTERS/Lee Jin Woo The North Korean defector who was shot five times while running across the border to South Korea has been found riddled with parasites, one of which has never before.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 16th, 2017

The North Korean defector who escaped after being shot had reportedly been in a drunk-driving accident

United Natio.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 24th, 2018

North Korean Defector Watches American Action Movies to Help with Recovery from Dramatic Escape

The soldier is going to survive his injuries, doctors said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekNov 22nd, 2017

North Korea Violated Armistice When Soldiers Shot at Defector, U.S. Says

North Korea violated the armistice that ended the Korean War when its border guards, while pursuing a soldier who was defecting to the South last week, crossed the line separating the two Koreas and fired across the border, a U.S.-led investigation found......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 22nd, 2017

North Korean soldiers fired 40 shots and hit their comrade 5 times as he defected south

Reuters/Jo Yong-Hak North Korean soldiers shot 40 rounds at a comrade fleeing into South Korea, hitting him five times. T.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 15th, 2017

North Korean Defector Says in Kim Jong Un"s Regime, Women Do Not Know Rape Is a Crime

"Rape victims just think, 'Well, I guess that happened.' It never occurs to them to speak up or seek justice.".....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 13th, 2018

North Korean Defector Who Fled Country on Crutches Eyes Paralympics Glory for South Korea

Choi Kwang Hyouk hopes to be an inspiration to fellow North Koreans struggling to adapt to life in South Korea......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMar 12th, 2018

A North Korean defector now living in New York explains how North Koreans are taught to despise American "bastards"

Wong Maye-E/AP A North Korean defector says he was taught from a young age to refer to Americans as "bastards." The defector, Seongmin Lee, is calling on the.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 7th, 2018

North Korean Olympic Cheerleaders Are Being Lured Into Sex Slavery, Defector Says

"They go to the central Politburo party’s events, and have to sleep with people there, even if they don’t want to.”.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 25th, 2018

A former North Korean cheerleader describes the "psychological training" she underwent to get "into the heart of the enemy"

Lee Jae-Won/Reuters A North Korean defector living in South Korea told the BBC what it was l.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 17th, 2018

North Korea Defector: Kim Fears US Preventative Strike, Is Buying Time To Complete Nuclear Program

On Wednesday, The Wilson Center hosted a discussion on U.S. national security and the Korean Peninsula, which included the perspective of Ri Jonh-ho, a former senior ranking official of the Kim Jong-un regime, a professor of St Petersbur.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 14th, 2018

Defector Desperate to Go Back to North Korea Challenges Border Security to Meet Pyongyang Orchestra

Kim Ryen Hui waved a united Korean peninsula flag as government officials attempted to stop her being seen by North Korean performers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekFeb 12th, 2018

The media fawned over Kim Jong Un"s sister at the Winter Olympics — and people were disgusted

AP Photo/Felipe Dana US and international media outlets went gaga over Kim Yo Jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at the Winter Olympics. CNN, The New York Times, The Washington Post, ABC, and Reuters.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2018

Photo shows the moment a famous North Korean defector met the father of Otto Warmbier, the American who died after his release from a North Korean prison

@VPPressSec/Twitter North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho met and embraced Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier — the US student who died days after his release from a North Korean prison. Fred was invited by Vice President Mike Pence for th.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 9th, 2018

How did barely wired N. Korea become a global hacking power?

North Korean hackers have chalked up one brazen attack after another......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJan 31st, 2018

Trump"s North Korean Defector: The Harrowing Full Story

The sight of North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho hoisting a pair of homemade crutches above his head during extended applause will be one of the enduring images of the 2018 State of the Union address......»»

Category: topSource: wsjJan 31st, 2018

The New York Post: At State of the Union, bipartisan cheers for North Korean defector

A North Korean defector brought lawmakers to their feet on Tuesday night during President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, triumphantly hoisting crutches he used to bravely hobble away from the hermit kingdom......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2018

The most emotional moment of the State of the Union came when Trump told the story of a North Korean defector who raised his crutches in triumph

Screenshot via CNN Trump recounted the tearful story of Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector, during his first State of the Union address. The defector, a mult.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 30th, 2018

Happy Birthday Mr President: New York"s Times Square Joins South Koreans in Celebrating Moon Jae-in

Moon was born on January 24, 1953, the son of North Korean refugees......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 24th, 2018

North Korean Defector Killed Someone Before He Escaped, Report Says

The Ministry of Unification could not confirm the report or nature of the crime as the investigation into the defector is still ongoing......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 23rd, 2018