These TED Talks about North Korea will give you an inside look into the country and its people. Their stories illustrate the strength and humanity of the North Korean people.
Be ready to be inspired!
Teaching North Korea’s Elite
Suki Kim went undercover as a teacher in North Korea to learn more about the closed-off country. The more time she spent with her students, the more she learned about the brutality of the regime but also the potential of the people.
From a Street Kid in North Korea to a College Student in New York
North Korean defector Joseph Kim shares his story of growing up in North Korea during the famine. In this TED Talk he shares how an “act of love and caring” can change someone’s life.
It Was The “Best Country on the Planet” — Until She Realized People Were Dying
Hyeonseo Lee recounts her harrowing experience getting herself and her family out of North Korea and shares how getting to freedom was only half the battle.
Bonding in Captivity
Documentary journalist Euna Lee shares how being held captive in North Korea showed her the humanity of the North Korean people.
Change in North Korea is Not Just Possible — It’s Inevitable
LiNK’s Director of Research and Strategy Sokeel Park explains how the outside information pouring into North Korea is empowering the people and creating change within the country.
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