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N Korea: young defectors speak out

PLEASE NOTE: EDIT CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL North Korean defector Lee Hyeon-seo tells her story to the TED conference in California. Since February her speech has picked up 1.6 million internet views. Once such defectors to South Korea lived on the margins of society. Lee, now a university student in Seoul, is one of a new generation no longer prepared to keep quiet. (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) 33-YEAR-OLD NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR LEE HYEON-SEO SAYING: "I'd like to speak out more to the international community about North Korean defectors. So I have to study English diligently. And I want to study human rights issues in North Korea and I'm now interested in international civil rights as well." Ji Seong-ho fought his way across the border into China on makeshift crutches. He lost his left leg and hand falling from a moving train as he tried to steal coal to make money. Today he's president of an organisation which broadcasts each week f

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