S Korean leader urges defectors: Come to 'bosom of freedom'

S Korean leader urges defectors: Come to 'bosom of freedom'
 

South Korea's president has urged North Koreans to defect, in a rare direct appeal to citizens across the border.
In a speech, President Park Geun-Hye said she was aware of the "gruesome realities" North Koreans face daily.
"We will keep the road open for you to find hope and live a new life," she said. "Please come to the bosom of freedom in the South."
Her comments come after a North Korean soldier crossed the heavily-protected Demilitarized Zone to the South.
"The universal values of freedom, democracy, human rights and welfare are the precious rights... read more

 
1 October 2016 in World News, Views: 38
Source: BBC
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