11 Oct 2019

Asylum granted to Chinese man who helped North Korean defectors

From Morning Report, 8:54 am on 11 October 2019

A Chinese man who fled to New Zealand after helping four North Koreans escape their country is being allowed to stay here. The immigration and protection tribunal gave the man protected person status because of the risk of him being detained and tortured if he returns to China. RNZ's immigration reporter Gill Bonnett travelled to South Korea to find out more.