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North Korean exile Jihyun Park: ‘The pen can kill innocent people, but it can also kill the devil’

15 mins | Sep 30, 2022
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The British Conservative party candidate on her escape from the hermit kingdom. In 1996, Jihyun Park was a maths teacher working in North Korea during a time of vicious famine. Almost three decades later, Christian Davies meets her in a cafe near Manchester to discover her incredible life story.

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