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A day to ponder the tale of a candidate in these elections, and ask ourselves if we take democracy for granted

1 month ago   |   By Conservative Home

On this site last week , Andrew Gimson interviewed Jihyun Park, who is standing as a Conservative council candidate in Bury. Here is summary of her story as he reported it.
A North Korean, she saw her uncle die of starvation in front of her, during a famine in the 1990s. Her brother was beaten by the army for a night after no longer paying loyalty money to the government, which he couldn't afford to do.
She and her brother escaped to China, and fell into the hands of human traffickers, who sold her to a Chinese man and sent her brother back to North Korea: she doesn't know if he is still...
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