This World - Escaping North Korea. 2009 04 06 BBC2 WnA
500 MB/58.59 mins
Name.........: This World - Escaping North Korea.WnA.avi
The dramatic stories of North Koreans who are risking everything, including torture
and execution, to escape the repression and hunger of their homeland and reach safety
in the South.
The border between the two Koreas is so heavily guarded that refugees are forced to
flee into China, dodging border guards and risking freezing to death crossing the
river that divides the two countries.
Once in China, they are forced to live secret lives, the women often sold into forced marriages or prostitution, because if discovered, the Chinese authorities will send them back.
This film follows two women who have decided to embark on the next stage of the
journey, a desperate attempt to reach South Korea. For May, it involves a four
thousand mile journey through the jungles of Laos and Thailand, to claim asylum in
For Guem Hee, it means buying a fake passport and risking arrest at any
moment. For both women, it is a moving story of leaving their loved ones behind in the
biggest gamble of their lives.
shunster ex: http://www.uknova.com/wsgi/torrent/view/75970, with permission
Apr 07, 2009, 16:35:16
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