North Korean authorities sent the the following letter to the United Nations high Commissioner for Human Rights and the President of the Human Rights Council on November 28.North Korean authorities also published photos of this 12 young ladies. Continue reading “Who are the 12 North Korean restaurant employe who escaped from China in April 2016?”
For the top-leading Polish Institute on Asian Affairs, I recently published a 4 pages analysis regarding the fate of Thae Yong-ho in South Korea. I especially explained jealousy he may face over there and the notion of fractions withinNorth Korean defectors. The article is available there.
“A DPRK diplomat in London is going through procedures to seek asylum in a third country,” the JoongAng Ilbo said. “The DPRK Embassy made belated attempts to figure out the diplomat’s whereabouts, but has failed.”
A general who was in charge of managing North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s overseas slush funds is said to be in China after escaping from his country, and is seeking political asylum with two other North Koreans in a country other than South Korea. A source said that the three were separated from a diplomat from Pyongyang, who is seeking his own defection to another country.
Continue reading “N. Korean General Defects Seeking Political Asylum”
On July 1, the North Korean official (third secretary of the North Korean embassy in Moscow whose name is Kim Chol-sung- a potential translation of Ким Чхор Сен) left his office. However, his boss called the police only five days later. The apartment where the North Koreans were staying in turned to be empty, the telephone was switched off on July 2.
According to CCTV footage, he drove to Pulkovo Airport, where the diplomat, his wife and son bought Belavia tickets and flew to Minsk at 21:13.
In March, the North Korean leadership said the citizens should be prepared for the worst. The crisis is the result of UN Security Council sanctions against the country in response to Pyongyang’s testing a hydrogen bomb and launching long-range missiles.