Brutal Purges, Executions Prompted Defection, Senior-level North Korean Tells VOA

June 27, 2017 03:22 PM
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Senior-level North Korea defector Ri Jong Ho recalls the brutal purges, executions and arbitrary incarcerations that cut down his colleagues and friends, he relives the fear of what could have happened to him and his family at any minute. It was that gut-twisting terror that drove him to defect from North Korea.