What Happens To North Korean Defectors?

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North Korea restricts citizens from leaving its borders. So what happens to those who manage to defect from the authoritarian government?

Learn More:
Al Jazeera: Top North Korean Diplomat in UK Defects to South Korea
http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2016/08/top-north-korean-diplomat-uk-defects-south-korea-160817135119238.html

ABC: North Korean Defections Drop Under Kim Jong-Un
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-27/north-korean-defections-drop-under-leader-kim-jong-un/7276698

NPR: South Korea’s Newest TV Stars are North Korean Defectors
http://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2016/01/31/464798910/south-koreas-newest-tv-stars-are-north-korean-defectors

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