The Current Anna Maria Tremonti

Meet the Only Person Who Escaped North Korean Prison Camp

Arguably, the most poignant interview ever broadcast on CBC Radio's The Current was the story this week about Shin Dong-hyuk -- possibly the only person ever to escape from a North Korean slave-labour prison camp. His story is important as it is unique in giving the world a peek inside that regime, and how the ruling Kim family maintains absolute control through fear and cruelty.