Published on June 27th, 2014
The North Korean government is very rough to any citizen who is discovered to be a Christian. Some Christians in North Korea leave the country to places like China or South Korea. VOM contacts talked with Christian youth who escape from North Korea and are now living in South Korea:
Question: What is school like in North Korea?
Answer: School is very stressful because there are always assignments to submit. Sometimes an assignment is to catch a rabbit to give to the government, or to collect animal droppings for fertilizer.
When you are a child, it is stressful because these things are hard to find. If you don’t find them, you can’t be promoted in school.