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  1. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korean court grants Chinese woman refugee status

    Posted Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul Seoul court grants woman refugee status A South Korean court has granted refugee status to a woman who fled China after helping escapees from North Korea ... said yesterday. It reversed the justice ministry's decision to deny her refugee status. Lee, who lived near the border, said she had helped some 20 refugees flee North Korea until police ...

  2. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    North Korean spy receives four-year jail sentence

    Posted Dec 05th 2012, 01:40pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul A South Korean court handed down a four-year jail sentence on Wednesday to a convicted North Korean spy who was involved in a bid to maim the eldest son of the North’s late leader Kim Jong-il. The unidentified spy had arrived in South Korea in March posing as a refugee who had fled the communist North via China, the court heard. Under interrogation ...

  3. News - Asia - SOUTH KOREA

    South Korea on track to elect first female president

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 10:23am by AFP

    ... gunman aiming for her father. Moon, the son of North Korean refugees and a one-time chief of staff to the late left-wing president Roh Moo-Hyun, is a former human rights lawyer who was once ...



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