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Escapees, Activists and Politicians to Call for Greater U.S.

2006-05-19 22:54:48

SEOUL (Reuters) - Four North Koreans scaled the wall of a U.S. consulate in China to seek asylum in the United States, South Korean media reported on Saturday, the first such defections since Washington granted refugee status to North Koreans earlier this month.

2006-05-08 00:17:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six refugees from North Korea, including women who were trafficked in China, arrived in the United States on the weekend to become the first North Koreans to be given asylum in America, activists said.

2006-05-03 08:41:32

SEOUL (Reuters) - A group of 10 North Koreans in Southeast Asian countries are staying at U.S. embassies and want to make a rare defection to the United States, South Korea's public broadcaster reported on Wednesday.

2006-03-30 18:28:49

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - The White House expressed grave concern on Thursday at China's deportation of a North Korean woman who sought asylum there.

2006-03-30 16:44:12

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - The White House expressed grave concern on Thursday at China's deportation of a North Korean woman who sought asylum there.

2006-03-14 09:08:49

By Jack Kim SEOUL (Reuters) - As far as musicals go, seeing people break into song on subjects such as starvation and public executions in North Korea may be one of the most unlikely concepts for stage entertainment in several years.

2006-02-23 17:18:12

By Paul Eckert, Asia Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government has failed to implement 2004 legislation aimed at promoting human rights in North Korea and giving asylum to refugees from that communist state, senior U.S. legislators said.


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