Son of NK Kidnap Victim Yearns for Father

March 13, 2009: Yaeko Taguchi’s son Koichiro Iizuka, who met (former North Korean agent) Kim Hyon-hui, was separated from his mother when he was a year old. I lost my father when I was two.”

Hwang In-cheol, 42, made this statement yesterday at an office for the families of the victims of the 1969 hijacking of a Korean Air flight by North Korea.

“People have forgotten this incident and our government has paid no attention to us. The Japanese government has constantly raised North Korea’s past kidnappings. Our government should learn from the Japanese government,” he said. Continue reading at The Dong-A Ilbo.




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