Kim Jong Un would really hate for you to watch this, which is exactly why you should.

Kim Jong Un would really hate for you to watch this, which is exactly why you should.

  (Click “Show Transcript” below to read her remarks in full.)   At 9 years old, she saw her friend’s mother punished for a crime that in most countries is just a normal, everyday activity. This is just one reason North Koreans live in fear for their lives. Yeonmi’s own mother was forced to make a horrible compromise to protect her daughter. *Trigger warning: Discussion of rape.* And often, escaping into China isn’t even the safe haven it should be. As Yeonmi points out, there are about 300,000 North Korean…

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