Category Archives: North Korean defector

Traces of North Korean Underground Church Detectable in Defectors’ Recollections

North Korean defector Ms. KMS (name withheld for security reasons) recalls her first exposure to Christianity, which occurred while she was still living in North Korea. “In 2002 I was arrested and brought to North Korean police,” she says. “Many … Continue reading

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What Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn can teach Yeonmi Park (and us) about freedom

North Korean defector and Columbia University student Yeonmi Park drew considerable media attention for her comments earlier this month equating academic freedom at America’s Ivy League schools to North Korea. “”I expected that I was paying this fortune, all this … Continue reading

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A Brief History and 2020 Snapshot of the North Korean Underground Church

Each year, as we prepare our North Korea projects and budgets for the coming year, we write a brief history of North Korean Christianity and a snapshot of present conditions to include with our project proposals. Our present circumstances, in … Continue reading

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