North Korean defectors feel they are being pressured not to criticise the Kim regime. Illustration: Perry TseNorth Korean defectors feel they are being pressured not to criticise the Kim regime. Illustration: Perry Tse
North Korean defectors feel they are being pressured not to criticise the Kim regime. Illustration: Perry Tse

What South Korea doesn’t want defectors from the North to say about the Kim Jong-un regime

September is expected to bring a flurry of diplomatic activity on the Korean peninsula, with plans under way for South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang and the possibility of a similar trip by Chinese President Xi Jinping. As momentum builds, Josephine Ma and Jeong-ho Lee talk to defectors and aid groups about what they say is growing resistance to their criticism of Pyongyang

Topic |   North Korea
North Korean defectors feel they are being pressured not to criticise the Kim regime. Illustration: Perry TseNorth Korean defectors feel they are being pressured not to criticise the Kim regime. Illustration: Perry Tse
North Korean defectors feel they are being pressured not to criticise the Kim regime. Illustration: Perry Tse
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