søndag 4. oktober 2015

Yeonmi Park reveals the horrors of life in North Korea and her escape to China

A young woman who fled North Korea has shared her experiences of growing up in the totalitarian state and her harrowing escape to China. Yeonmi Park, who now lives in New York, was 13 when she and her mother fled the rigidly state-controlled country in 2007. Writing in her new book In Order to Live, the 21-year-old said North Korea’s big decline began 1990, as the Soviet Union broke apart and Moscow dropped its “friendly rates” for exports to North. Read more