” I don’t hate the Chinese. We’re brothers, and we share a border. I just hate the government, politicians, policies, not the people. “


” People who live in North Korea, they die for food, but living in the free world, the cat even eats expensive sushi. “


” North Korea is not the dictator’s country, it’s 25 million citizens’ country, and they are suffering under the dictator. North Koreans are really nice, kind, pure people. I hate the dictator and the regime, but I love my home country. “


” Some people criticize North Koreans and ask, ‘Are they stupid? How can they believe those ridiculous things?’ But I say, It doesn’t matter if you’re smart: if you were born in North Korea, you would be exactly like us. We don’t know what freedom is. We have never enjoyed it. “


” When I explain to people what was the situation in North Korea, they think, how can such a country exist? They know North Korea is bad in some vague way, not clearly. But when we explain it, they then wonder how can a whole country be modern-day slaves? “


” In North Koreans, the moment we are born, we don’t know there’s another life existing outside of our country. The regime always told us all the bad things about the outside world, describing America as full of thieves, all human scum, beggars, everyday people dying on the streets and hospitals. “


” We were all blocked from western media, outside information. We were captured in a virtual prison cell. People would disappear in the middle of the night – not every day, but sometimes. We hear about it, and we never knew what happened inside the prison camps. I learned about them after I escaped. “


” Hyesan people have money, the most after those in Pyongyang, because it’s near the border with China. Illegal smuggling businesses and Chinese trading companies operate there, so people can access outside products. “



All 8 Lee Hyeon-seo Quotes about People in picture


I don
People who live in North Korea, they die for food, but living in the free world, the cat even eats expensive sushi.
North Korea is not the dictator
Some people criticize North Koreans and ask,
When I explain to people what was the situation in North Korea, they think, how can such a country exist? They know North Korea is bad in some vague way, not clearly. But when we explain it, they then wonder how can a whole country be modern-day slaves?
In North Koreans, the moment we are born, we don
We were all blocked from western media, outside information. We were captured in a virtual prison cell. People would disappear in the middle of the night - not every day, but sometimes. We hear about it, and we never knew what happened inside the prison camps. I learned about them after I escaped.
Hyesan people have money, the most after those in Pyongyang, because it

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