From the Foleys
North Korean NGO calls for increase in home visitations following defector starvation
Voice of the Martyrs Korea today rejected calls for increased government aid for North Korean defectors and instead issued a challenge to churches and North Korean defector Christians themselves to substantially increase their home visitation of North Korean defectors.
The challenge comes in the wake of the death due to starvation of a North Korean woman identified as Ms. Han and her 6-year old son earlier this month. The death has led many North Korean defector advocates to call for increased welfare programs and payments for defectors.
But Voice of the Martyrs representative Hyun Sook Foley says that the key to preventing future deaths is not more government aid but...
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