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North Korean Defector Waits for Freedom

The fate of an 18-year-old North Korean defector who sought asylum inside South Korea’s consulate in Hong Kong last month is still up in the air, although human rights groups hope that China’s recent non-cooperative stance with Pyongyang may eventually facilitate his freedom. It is also in their hope that China can find ways to address the plight of hundreds of thousands of North Korean migrants living illegally in China, who have become easy targets of exploitation. The teenage...

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