North Korean Defectors' Plight Ignored …

The campaign to do something about the desperate plight of 30 to 40 North Korean defectors crossing the border into China recently only to be detained to be sent back appears to be stalled for lack of consensus and urgency in the South. The refugees, obvious victims of hunger and repression, were arrested while seeking a better life and face a likely death if repatriated. Thus far, however, the issue has failed to mobilize South Korea's population and politicians as other issues have.

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