Posts Tagged ‘North Korea’

Dalhousie graduating 3,559 students

Dalhousie University is sending off more than 3,500 students this month in a flurry of 16 convocation ceremonies featuring thousands of guests, handshakes and hugs. Graduation season is upon Atlantic Canada’s largest university with the school bidding adieu to a total of 3,559 students this month, the highest total in Dalhousie’s spring convocation history. All…

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Shin Dong-hyuk visits Dal

Dong-hyuk spent three days in Halifax. (Photo via the Foreign Policy Initiative)

Dalhousie students had the opportunity to imagine the unimaginable when North Korean defector Shin Dong-hyuk shared his story at Risley Hall on March 9 during his recent visit to Halifax. Shin is the only known person to have been born within a North Korean prison camp and to have successfully escaped. Since breaking out of…

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