It’s a story well-known in Japan, but virtually unknown here — how ordinary Japanese citizens were kidnapped by North Korea over the last thirty years. We hear about Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story, an award-winning documentary exposing this previously untold story, and its impact on international relations between North Korea and her neighbors.

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  • Patty Kim screenwriter/producer/director, Abduction: The Megumi Yokota Story

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