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An Hyuk

North korean defector
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An Hyuk (born 1968) is a North Korean defector. He formerly lived as an expatriate in China, and repatriated to North Korea in 1986; however, he was accused of spying, and imprisoned at the Yodok concentration camp. He escaped from North Korea together with Kang Chol-Hwan, whom he met while interned at Yodok. Along with Kang and Lee Soon-ok, who was imprisoned in Kaechon concentration camp, he received the Democracy Award from the United States' National Endowment for Democracy in July 2003.


  • Kang Chol-hwan; An Hyuk (1993), 《대왕의제전》 [The King's Festival], 서울: 향실, ISBN 978-89-85523-01-1, OCLC 29999004
  • An Hyuk (1995), 《요덕리스트》 [Yodok List], 서울: 천지미디어, ISBN 978-89-86144-02-4, OCLC 45322350
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