No problem at all! I love to talk about it. In the mid 1990’s there was a huge famine throughout North Korea and a lot of people died. I imagine some escaped because they couldn’t picture having much to lose since they were literally dying of hunger. However, if any North Koreans are caught then they receive severe punishments.
If you’re interested, I would strongly recommend checking out this video from one successful refugee: https://www.ted.com/talks/hyeonseo_lee_my_escape_from_north_korea
And for more on the horrible prison camps, you can read here:
Prisons in North Korea - Wikipedia
Conditions inside North Korean prison camps are unsanitary and life-threatening. Prisoners are subject to torture and…
They are the worst prisons that you can ever imagine. I did not see these nor talk about them with any North Koreans.
Let me know if you have any other questions!