N. Koreans Face China's Hostility After Escaping 'Hell on Earth'
WASHINGTON ‚Äď North Korean defectors, as well the Christians helping them to escape through China, described horrendous accounts of their harsh treatment by the Chinese government and the suffering they endured under the Kim Jong-Il regime.
‚ÄúThe human rights situation in North Korea is arguably the worst in the world,‚ÄĚ said Suzanne Scholte, chairman of the North Korea Freedom Coalition. ‚ÄúLiving under the dictatorship of Kim Jong-Il, North Koreans live in what they describe as a ‚Äėhell on earth‚Äô of enslavement ‚Äď cut off and isolated from the rest of the world and dependent on the regime as their source of information and for their needs.‚ÄĚ
A panel of four Koreans ‚Äď some from North Korea others of Korean descent living in America or South Korea ‚Äď briefed the U.S. Congressional Human Rights Caucus on Tuesday on the humanitarian emergency of North Korean refugees in China as part of North Korea Freedom...
It is fine that this problem is being made public, though, I'm not sure what the U.S. can do about it, except to try to persuade China to give these refugees a quick passage to South Korea, with the minimum of difficulty.
The article is interesting in that it reflects on the evil of Communist China as much as anything else.