As South Korea’s main spy agency prepares a courtroom defence of its continued detention of 12 North Korean waitresses who had fled from China, Pyongyang is using the women’s relatives and colleagues to step up its accusations that they were tricked into leaving their jobs and essentially kidnapp
Korea has been a single political entity controlling over Korean Peninsula until the end of World War II, when Soviet Union and United States each occupied northern and southern halves respectively. The division further leads to founding of today’s North Korea and South Korea. Tensions between two countries remain high as both parties want to bring a unified peninsula under its rule. Heavy military are still stationed at the border which runs along north of 38th parallel.