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Interviews with Shin Dong-hyuk

Interviewed March 4, 2024

I have had the opportunity to meet human rights and democracy activists from countries in Africa, activists from Burma, and activists from Russia.

As I have met and talked with them, there isn´t much that I can tell them. I am actually learning a lot from them by talking to them and listening to them.

Of course, I am active now as a human rights activist, but I have only done this for the past four or five years.

However, the people that I meet have been in this fight for many years, for decades, far longer than what I have been doing.

I am deeply moved by these people, and I try to learn as much as possible from these other activists and freedom advocates that I meet across the world.