Surviving Slave Labor with Il Lim

Il Lim, North Korean defector and former slave laborer, addresses the 7th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see quotes below, followed by full prepared remarks.

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7th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy, UN Opening, February 23, 2015

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Il Lim

North Korean defector and former slave laborer

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