North Korean defectors see uncertain future in Korean reconciliation

Construction equipment destroy a South Korean guard post in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas in Cheorwon on November 15, 2018. Jung Yeon-je/Pool via Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) – Thae Yong Ho, one of the highest profile North Koreans to defect in recent years, had hoped to visit New York last month to speak on a United Nations panel, meet U.S. envoys, and discuss human rights in the reclusive Asian nation. Only a year ago, Thae testified before a congressional committee, […]

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