90 Miles From Tyranny : 'North Korea was crazy, but not this crazy': Columbia student, 27, who escaped Stalinist dictatorship warns wokeism is stifling freedom of speech at US universities just like in her homeland

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

'North Korea was crazy, but not this crazy': Columbia student, 27, who escaped Stalinist dictatorship warns wokeism is stifling freedom of speech at US universities just like in her homeland

  • Yeonmi Park and her mother fled North Korea to China over the frozen Yalu River in 2007 when she was just 13-years-old
  • From there, the two were sold into slavery by human traffickers, but were ultimately rescued by Christian missionaries who helped them flee to Mongolia
  • They trekked across the Gobi Desert to find refuge in South Korea, where Park went to school until she transferred to Columbia University in 2016
  • She said she was expecting to learn how to think critically but instead was 'force to think the way they want you to think'
  • She also said she was confused by people claiming they were oppressed when they went to the half-million dollar school

A woman who fled North Korea when she was a teenager and is now attending Columbia University said she is seeing a lot of similarities between the totalitarian regime she grew up in and the education she is now receiving in the United States.

Yeonmi Park and her mother fled North Korea to China over the frozen Yalu River in 2007, when she was just 13, and the two were sold into slavery by human traffickers.

They were ultimately able to flee to Mongolia with the help of Christian missionaries and trekked across the Gobi Desert to eventually find refuge in South Korea, where Park, now 27, attended college before transferring to Columbia in 2016.

'I literally crossed the Gobi Desert to be free and I realized I'm not free, America's not free,' she said.

'I expected that I was paying this fortune, all this time and energy to learn how to think,' she told FOX News. 'But they are forcing you to think the way they want you to think.'...




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1 comment:

Justin_O_Guy said...

No lefties had to face anything near reality due to this woman telling the truth.