South Korea | North Korean defectors who have spent years countering Communist propaganda now find themselves at odds with the South Korean government
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 5/24/18, 03:17 am
On May 1, four days after the historic handshake between the leaders of North Korea and South Korea, a group of North Korean defectors gathered on the shores of South Korea’s Ganghwa Island, only 8 miles from the North Korean coast. Under a cloudy sky, they threw into the ocean hundreds of watertight plastic bottles filled with rice, USB drives, dollar bills, and antibiotic ointment. Taped to each bottle was a plastic-wrapped book of Genesis and a study guide.