Ask a North Korean: Do average North Koreans hate Japanese people?

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“Ask a North Korean” is an NK News column penned by North Korean defectors, most of whom left the DPRK within the last few years. 

Readers may submit their questions to defectors by emailing [email protected] and including their first name and city of residence. 

Today’s question is from Jimmy in Warsaw, who asks what North Koreans think about Japanese people.

The Korean Peninsula was a Japanese colony from 1910 to 1945, and both Seoul and Pyongyang have difficult relations with Tokyo even today as a result of issues dating back to that

“Ask a North Korean” is an NK News column penned by North Korean defectors, most of whom left the DPRK within the last few years. 

Readers may submit their questions to defectors by emailing [email protected] and including their first name and city of residence.