난 미래를 설계하고 싶지 과거를 다시 경험하고 싶지 않다. 영원히 ‘탈북자’ 꼬리표를 달고 싶지 않고 북한이라는 부담을 계속 짊어지고 살고 싶지도 않다.
Media outlets constantly make use of the 'miserable North Korean defector' narrative. The current media frenzy surrounding the inter-Korean summit is no different. But journalists should exercise more sensitivity and respect, writes one defector.
North Korean defector Gyoon Heo offers his views on why it is high time to step away from emotionally charged approaches toward unification.
North Korean women marry South Korean men to achieve full assimilation in South Korea, but at the price of confirming the second-class status of North Koreans.
North Korean defector Gyoon Heo shares his views in retrospect on consumption in the DPRK vis-à-vis the capitalist paradise that is South Korea.
What do North Korean defectors think of South Korea? A North Korean student shares his views and finds striking similarities between the Two Koreas.