North Korean co-operative farm workers weed rice paddy. Photo: Reuters

North Korean defector jailed for sending 130 tons of rice plus cash as a ‘loyalty gift’ to Pyongyang

  • Prosecutors charged her with providing the North with illegal aid in breach of the strict National Security Law
  • The Seoul High Court rejected the accused’s claims she sent the rice to ensure the welfare of her son, left behind in the North
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North Korean co-operative farm workers weed rice paddy. Photo: Reuters
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