North Korean Defector Begs China to Free Wife And Young Son

Wochit Headline News - November 15, 2017

On Tuesday, a North Korean defector issued an emotional plea to one of the world's most powerful men, China's President Xi Jinping. The defector, Mr.

Lee, has not seen his 4-year-old son since he was was detained by Chinese authorities, along with his mother, while attempting to flee from North Korea. Mr.

Lee said, "My son is now four, please think of my son as you think of your grandson and take pity on him.

" Lee, who now resides in South Korea, defected alone in 2015 and now fears for the fate of his family who may be sent back to North Korea where they may face punishment..

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