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Video of Father May Have Compelled N. Korea Defector to Change Story

A video message from his father, who he thought was dead, may have led to a prominent North Korean defector recanting parts of the dramatic story of his escape from a prison camp, the head of a U.N. inquiry on the state's human rights abuses said. Shin Dong-hyuk has said he was tormented to see his father alive and speaking in the video released by the North in October. On Sunday, Shin, one of the best known defectors from the North who was a key witness to the U.N. inquiry that...

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