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What do the 41 defectors face upon their return to North Korea?

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

A group of 41 North Korean refugees who had been arrested in and around Shenyang last month and then temporarily held in Chinese detention facilities became the latest such people to be repatriated last week. Their repatriation took place amidst concerns about the severity of the punishments likely to be meted out by the North Korean authorities. The level of punishment varies depending on whether an individual is heading for South Korea or simply to China.
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