‘Treated like animals’: A North Korean defector tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught trying to escape

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider A 32-year-old North Korean defector named Scott Kim tells the brutal story of what happened to him after he was caught in China after escaping from the isolated country. Kim said that he was brought to a detention camp where he and his fellow inmates were “treated like animals.” After escaping North […]

Defector is the VR spy adventure that riffs on ’90s action flicks

Twisted Pixel Games‘ Defector is a virtual reality game that pays homage to the over-the-top spy flicks of the ’90s: explosions, high-tech gadgets, espionage, shootouts, and more explosions. It’s the kind of game where you drive a car off one plane and onto another, running over some dudes while you’re at it. It doesn’…Read More

Top North Korean defector who said Kim Jong Un’s ‘days are numbered’ predicts the leader will never give up nukes, will open his borders to tourism

Drew Angerer/Getty Images A former top North Korean official believes North Korea will not agree to a US request for a “complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization.” Thae Yong Ho, North Korea’s former deputy ambassador to the UK, said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will not loosen his grip on nuclear weapons. The defector said the […]

Defector hands-on: Your mission, if you choose to accept it

Becoming a secret spy is the ultimate fantasy for a lot of people. You get to drive fast cars, use special gadgets, and take down international crime syndicates with style and flair. Not to mention the awesome J.B. names like James Bond, Jason Bourne, and Jack Bauer. Defector, the latest VR game from Wilson’s Heart developer Twisted […]

Photo shows the moment a famous North Korean defector met the father of Otto Warmbier, the American who died after his release from a North Korean prison

@VPPressSec/Twitter North Korean defector Ji Seong-ho met and embraced Fred Warmbier, father of Otto Warmbier — the US student who died days after his release from a North Korean prison. Fred was invited by Vice President Mike Pence for the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics. Though the atrocities committed by the North Korean […]

The most emotional moment of the State of the Union came when Trump told the story of a North Korean defector who raised his crutches in triumph

Screenshot via CNN Trump recounted the tearful story of Ji Seong-ho, a North Korean defector, during his first State of the Union address. The defector, a multiple amputee, held up his crutches amid resounding cheers. During his first State of the Union address on Tuesday night, President Donald Trump recounted the tearful story of Ji […]

Report that North Korean defector has anthrax antibodies feeds into biological weapons scare

South Korean media have claimed that a North Korean defector was found to have developed antibodies to anthrax before his flight across the border. The report may likely play into the hands of those looking for a pretext for war. The news was broken by South Korea’s Channel A on Tuesday, citing an anonymous intelligence […]

S. Korea fires 20 warning shots at N. Korean border guards searching for defector – report

Published time: 21 Dec, 2017 02:27 South Korea’s military has unleashed around 20 warning shots in the direction of North Korean border guards in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) who were pursuing a defector, Yonhap reports. Earlier Thursday, a “low-ranking” North Korean soldier fled across the border, appearing in front of a guard post on the […]

Surgeons find never-before-seen parasite in body of defector who was shot 5 times while escaping North Korea

REUTERS/Lee Jin Woo The North Korean defector who was shot five times while running across the border to South Korea has been found riddled with parasites, one of which has never before been seen in the country. North Korean defectors often come over to South Korea with parasites, once with more than 30 types of […]