I defected from North Korea
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How to escape from North Korea

Hyun-Sook is a North Korean defector. She fled her country in 2013 attempting to cross a river into China.

Over 70% of defectors are women, with more than half aged between 20 and 40 years old. This is the story of Hyun-Sook's journey.

Videojournalist: Darren Wardrobe

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  • 07 Nov 2017
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