Korean diaspora
The Korean diaspora consists of roughly seven million people, both descendants of early emigrants from the Korean peninsula, as well as more recent emigres from Korea. Nearly four-fifths of expatriate...
Korean diaspora - Wikipedia
Koreatown
A Koreatown (Korean: 코리아타운), also known as a Little Korea or Little Seoul, is a Korean ethnic enclave within a city or metropolitan area outside of the Korean Peninsula.
Koreatowns as an Asian...
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Bridge of No Return
126°40′14.15″E / 37.9561250°N 126.6705972°E / 37.9561250; 126.6705972Located in the Joint Security Area (JSA), the so-called "Bridge of No Return" crosses the Military Demarca...
Bridge of No Return - Wikipedia
Hanvoice
HanVoice is a Canadian-based human rights organization established in 2007 to assist North Korean refugees. The organization's name is derived from the word "han(한)", which in the Korean language mean...
List of North Korean defectors in South Korea
This is a list of North Korean defectors in South Korea. North Korean defectors typically received a great deal of media attention in the past; however, as their numbers increase, this is becoming les...
Jang Gil-su
Jang Gil-su (Korean: 장길수) is a North Korean defector who fled North Korea in 1999 at age 15. He became famous in South Korea following publication there and in the U.S. media of his chilling crayon d...
North Korean abductions of South Koreans
An estimated 84,532 South Koreans were taken to North Korea during the Korean War. In addition, South Korean statistics claim that, since the Korean Armistice in 1953, about 3,800 people have been abd...
Wangjing Subdistrict
Wangjing (Chinese: 望京街道; pinyin: Wàngjīng Jiēdào) is a major residential and technological area and subdistrict of Chaoyang District, in the northeast of Beijing, China. The name "Wangjing" tr...
Wangjing Subdistrict - Wikipedia
North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004
Signed into U.S. law by President George W. Bush on October 18, 2004, the North Korean Human Rights Act is intended to make it easier for the United States to assist North Korean refugees by:
H.R....
Picture bride
The term picture bride refers to the practice in the early 20th century of immigrant workers (chiefly Japanese and Korean) in Hawaii and the West Coast of the United States selecting brides from their...
Global Overseas Adoptees' Link
Global Overseas Adoptees' Link (G.O.A.'L) is an organization founded on March 5, 1998, in Seoul, South Korea "Run by adoptees, for adoptees."
The first overseas Korean adoptees returned to Korea i...
Trung Hoa Nhan Chinh
Trung Hoà–Nhân Chính (sometimes referred to as Koreatown) is a borough in southwestern Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.This borough comprises the Trung Hoà ward of Cầu Giấy District and Nhân Chính ward ...
Joo Seong-ha
Joo Seong-ha (Hangul: 주성하) is a journalist from North Korea who defected to South Korea in 2002. Currently he is working as a reporter in the international department of the newspaper Donga Ilbo.<...
Korean adoptee
A Korean international adoptee or KAD is a person who was adopted from South Korea through the international adoption of South Korean children as a child and raised in another country, often by adopti...
Kyong Wonha
Kyong Wonha (or Kyong Won-ha) is a nuclear scientist who may have participated in developing the North Korean nuclear program.According to a report published in the Weekly Australian he left North Kor...