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South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

18 January 2022

Unlike North Korean defectors, who receive citizenship, almost-free apartments and other economic assistance in South Korea, ethnic Chinese from the North are denied access to such benefits if they maintained Chinese nationality in North Korea.

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South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

South Korea Rejects Refugee Status For Chinese-North Korean defectors

Unlike North Korean defectors, who receive citizenship, almost-free apartments and other economic assistance in South Korea, ethnic Chinese from the North are denied access to such benefits if they maintained Chinese nationality in North Korea.

18 January 2022
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