I’m rather sickened at this: “Run again, and you’ll get a knife in the stomach.”

An outsider might cringe at what’s happening on the island, said Han Bong-cheol, a pastor in Mokpo who lived on Sinui for 19 years until June. “But when you live there, many of these problems feel inevitable.”


This is utterly disgusting.  You think North Korea is bad (well, I suppose they are when your family is killed because you defected) but in such modern days, how can this even go on?!

You might want to pass this around.  Shaming this country is the only way things get done because even the locals and officials knew about this and yet nothing was done!  Man, I knew Korea had a lot of growing up to do but this…this is insane.

Outrage Builds in South Korea in Deadly Abuse of a Soldier – NYTimes.com

A step back to Korea for a moment of sad and disgusting news.

Private First Class Yoon, collapsed, choking on a piece of food during a beating. He was pronounced dead at a hospital the next day.