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    • Christianity was the only way out, says North Korean defector
      Joseph Kim revered the Great Leader as a child, but on arriving in China he realized that if he embraced Jesus missionaries would help him escape (The Guardian)
    • Religion and human rights: Awkward, but necessary, bedfellows | The Economist
      Jack Snyder, a Columbia University professor, puts it in a nutshell: "The international human rights movement has for the most part failed to penetrate the consciousness of societies where the worst abuses occur. It remains a largely elite project of activists and lawyers using global rather than vernacular language." Secular human-rights advocates cannot easily speak to or on behalf people in traditional societies; religious leaders find it much easier.

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