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Wednesday, May 02, 2007

4 North Koreans defect to South Korea

May 1, 2007.

Four North Koreans braved one of the most dangerously contested borders to defect to South Korea:
SEOUL, South Korea (Reuters) -- Four North Koreans have drifted south across a heavily guarded maritime border in a wooden boat and are seeking political asylum, South Korean media reported on Wednesday quoting government officials. [Continue reading.]
I surely hope South Korea provides these four people with the asylum they seek. South Korea has been known to be prejudiced against accepting defectors.

They believe that if they start accepting some people, more will come. I wonder who else would ever believe that? Hmm...President Bush, are you listening? These are relatives separated through a war which has never been resolved. Another UN disaster...

Source: CNN.

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