Cho Myoung-gyon

North Korean Defectors Demand Resignation over Seoul Ban on Journalist

Dozens of groups representing North Korean defectors in South Korea issued a call Thursday for Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon to step down after banning a journalist from covering a joint Seoul-Pyongyang event because that journalist was born in North Korea.

A North Korean soldier stands before the military demarcation line separating the two Koreas, with 'Peace House' - where the summit will take place - in the background on the right

North Korean Media Demand Return of Defectors in South

The South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo translated a column in a Japan-based North Korean propaganda outlet Wednesday demanding the return of a group of defectors it claims were “abducted” by South Korea in 2016.