Recorders against the regime

The petty tales of romance and drama carried by the “recorders” are opening up a new world for the people inside North Korea, little by little.

Interview: Shin Dong-hyuk, human rights advocate

“In South Korea, when I call myself a North Korean human rights advocate, many people label me as “a conservative” or “a reactionary idiot.” I say, pointing out human rights issues and fighting to improve them is not a “conservative” thing to do. It is not “conservative” to oppose the totalitarian regime and the imprisonment camps.”