Unless you’re living under a rock, you may be knowing about the horrifying state of North Korea and its totalitarian governorship. The country has been living in isolation and under the dictatorship of its leaders. Because of this, the barbaric oppression has been a part of their daily lives and it’s saddening that people still have to go through this harrowing ordeal.
Yeonmi Park is one of the citizens of North Korea and she escaped the clutches of death to reveal her harrowing story to the world.
She has become one of the activists to help her people and free them from this dictatorship which has been a part and parcel of their lives.
In this video, you’ll get to hear about the atrocities she had faced and how she managed to escape from these terrifying situations.
Here are some of the things that she revealed in this One Young World Summit.
Her crime? That she watched a Hollywood movie.
How difficult must surviving even for a single day seem like here?
Yeonmi escaped her country with a knife and was ready to die if her dignity was at stake. Thankfully, she fled successfully. Now, she is an activist and fights for her people’s freedom so that they saved from the severe dictatorship.
You may watch the tear-jerking video here.
More power to Yeonmi!