North Korean-born Jihyun Park, who fled to the UK 13 years ago. Photo: AFP North Korean-born Jihyun Park, who fled to the UK 13 years ago. Photo: AFP
North Korean-born Jihyun Park, who fled to the UK 13 years ago. Photo: AFP
North Korea

Meet North Korean defector Jihyun Park, who’s now seeking election to local council in UK

  • ‘The UK people welcomed me to this land and I finally found my freedom. I want to pay back,’ she says
  • The 52-year-old is standing for Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative party in council elections coming up in May

Topic |   North Korea
North Korean-born Jihyun Park, who fled to the UK 13 years ago. Photo: AFP North Korean-born Jihyun Park, who fled to the UK 13 years ago. Photo: AFP
North Korean-born Jihyun Park, who fled to the UK 13 years ago. Photo: AFP
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