ISBN-10: 1543929966

ISBN-13: 9781543929966

initially written in Korean and translated into English, QUEST FOR FREEDOM covers Young-hwan Kim's actions because the best pupil activist in South Korea within the Eighties. It chronicles Kim's efforts—past and present—to succeed in out to the foreign neighborhood for aid for his challenge to unfastened North Korean humans from tyranny.

During the Nineteen Eighties, Kim's heavy criticisms opposed to the South Korean govt and the United States resonated with the younger. He geared up underground teams to withstand the South Korean govt as a pro-North Korea recommend, even touring to North Korea to satisfy with Kim Il-Sung on separate events. yet his view of the nice chief replaced after those conferences. Hoping to interact the good chief in significant discussions approximately Juche, Marxism, and socialist ideas, he in its place used to be pressured to hear the fellow speak basically approximately himself for hours. And while the mid-1990s observed the sunrise of an excellent famine, resulting in the lack of 3 million lives, YH Kim resolved that democratization of North Korea was once the single method to to avoid wasting the folks, and arranged a bunch of underground activists to start the reformation paintings of the North Korean society.

QUEST FOR FREEDOM explores YH Kim's days as an activist and his seize, torture, and imprisonment by the hands of the South Korean CIA and the chinese language professionals. yet regardless of those horrors, YH Kim continues to be undeterred and keeps his activism, believing that info is the foremost to the survival of freedom.

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