Unhappy With South Korea’s Stance on the North, Defectors Use Elections to Push a Tougher Line

SEOUL—Growing up in Kim Jong Il’s North Korea, Ji Seong-ho experienced no exposure to democracy. His first flavor arrived in 2007 when he noticed a presidential candidate give a speech at a regional marketplace, a calendar year right after the double-amputee escaped to South Korea working with do-it-yourself crutches. “Everyone […]