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All Posts Tagged With: "North Korea"

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Introduction

(July 1, 2009) North Korean defectors take a life-threatening journey, traveling thousands of miles through China, Laos and Thailand, in the hope of settling as free citizens in South Korea. Intrepid South Korean journalists risk their own lives to capture the action and emotion.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

Field Trip to the DMZ: Introduction

As North Korea’s relations with its neighbors grow ever more strained, FOCAL POINT visits the demilitarized zone that separates North and South Korea.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

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Field Trip to the DMZ: Video

Up to 100,000 defectors have fled hunger and political repression in North Korea. FOCAL POINT trains its lens on one of the 15,000 North Korean defectors who have made it to South Korea.

Jan 1st, 2010 | Comments

World Links: A Deadly Month in Iraq, Suicide Blast Kills Afghan Spy Chief

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 2nd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: U.S. Plans Talks With North Korea, Conservatives Snub Ahmadinejad

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 24th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Lockerbie Bomber Released, Ballots Counted in Afghanistan Election

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 20th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Protests and Tear Gas In Iran, Tension at First Fatah Conference In Two Decades

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 5th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Australian Police Arrest Terror Suspects, Iran Interrogates Detained Americans

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 4th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Taliban Lays Out New Rules of Engagement, Islamic Militants Kill Dozens in Nigeria

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 27th, 2009 | Comments

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: Asia Society Discussion

Professor Katherine Moon, activist Steven Kim, and the Asia Society’s John Delury discuss the plight of North Koreans in China, what their experiences tell us about life back in North Korea, and the role journalists are playing in exposing one of the world’s most opaque regimes.

Jul 13th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: G8 Leaders Pledge $20 Billion in Aid, Honduran Leadership Discussions Stall

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 10th, 2009 | Comments

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Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: Full Episode

Watch the full episode of Crossing Heaven's Border, and travel with North Korean defectors who make the life-threatening journey to freedom in South Korea.

Jul 2nd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: North Korea Fires Missiles, India Decriminalizes Homosexuality

A round up of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jul 2nd, 2009 | Comments

Crossing Heaven’s Border: Video: A North Korean Defector Speaks

North Korean defector Myong Hui Eom talks about her daily life in North Korea as a school teacher, a Christian, and finally as a prisoner.

Jun 30th, 2009 | Comments
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