Hwang In-cheol (third left) on the Friendship Bridge in Panmunjeon with members of Seoul-based charity Teach North Korean Refugees and supporters in 2016 as he campaigns for his father’s return. Photo: Hwang In-cheol

Son of North Korea hijack victim still campaigns for father’s return nearly 50 years on – but pleas fall on deaf ears

Hwang In-cheol was two when his father was kidnapped with 49 other South Koreans on board a Korean Air Lines flight. He now wages a tireless campaign to bring his father home, but time and government support are against him

Topic |   North Korea

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Hwang In-cheol (third left) on the Friendship Bridge in Panmunjeon with members of Seoul-based charity Teach North Korean Refugees and supporters in 2016 as he campaigns for his father’s return. Photo: Hwang In-cheol
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