All posts tagged "asylum"

  • (NEWSis)
    Wary of Kim Jong-un, N. Korean officials are seeking asylum

    North Korean officials are finding a limit to their loyalty for leader Kim Jong-un as some are seeking asylum in other countries according to South Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS). The latest report on North Korea’s human...

    • Posted July 2, 2015
    • 1
  • Shown are wanted posters for Yoo Byung-eun, the de facto owner of the ferry Sewol, and his son Dae-kyun. A Seoul court on May 22, 2014, issued an arrest warrant for the senior Yoo for embezzlement and tax evasion. The ferry sank off the southwestern coast on April 16 to claim 304 lives. The junior Yoo is in the United States, refusing to come back home for questioning for his alleged involvement in the management of the company operating the ferry and allegations of embezzlement. (Yonhap)
    Fugitive Sewol ferry owner tries to seek asylum: prosecution

    INCHEON (Yonhap) — The fugitive owner of the sunken ferry Sewol attempted to seek asylum at a foreign embassy in Seoul last week, but was denied due to his status as a criminal suspect, prosecutors said Tuesday....

    • Posted June 3, 2014
    • 1