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Story Publication logo May 19, 2015

'I Escaped North Korea'


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With the same ruthless skill it uses to keep its population in check, North Korea also keeps...


North Korean escapees are witnesses to the most closed and totalitarian society on earth. Most have endured extreme hunger and brutal treatment by state security forces. This series of escapee portraits was taken in South Korea and in secret safe houses in China. The names of some escapees have been changed for their protection.

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