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Inter-Korean Peace Through The Eyes of a North Korean Defector

At the age of 13, Yeonmi Park staged a daring escape from North Korea. But the treacherous journey carried an uncertain promise of freedom; she faced a harrowing experience at the hands of the Chinese before eventually making it to South Korea. Park, now 24, is a human rights activist who has authored a book about her experience. The Takeaway asks Park about what the Western media should know as President Trump engages Kim Jong-un in serious negotiations. Plus, we scrutinize the latest lawsuit against DACA, brought by seven Republican state attorneys general; and we review the plight of Canada's First Nations people, in light of a recent warning by a U.N. special rapporteur about systemic violence against indigenous women.

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