Cho Jin-hae’s sit-in of the past few days comes as U.S. President George W. Bush attends the opening ceremony of the Olympics in
“I personally talked to President Bush on the North Korean defectors issue, but I thought the president, who is attending the opening ceremony of the Olympics, will be able to better remember and focus on the North Korean defectors issue if I stage a hunger strike,” Cho, a 21-year-old woman, said.
Cho, who was admitted to the
Cho said Chinese authorities are holding hundreds of North Korean defectors at a detention center in Domun, a city along the border with
Saturday, August 09, 2008
North Korean refugee stages lone China protest in Washington DC
A North Korean defector recently admitted to the
United States has been staging a hunger strike in front of the Chinese Embassy in Washington DC, in protest of ’s repatriation of North Korean defectors. China