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January 25, 2005

English the Common Language for Asylum Seekers

Eight North Koreans entered a Japanese school in Beijing yesterday and handed staff a note written in English saying they wanted to go to South Korea. According to officials, the note said, "We are North Korean. We want to go to South Korea. Please call the Japanese Embassy. Help me." The embassy sent a bus to pick up the five women, man and two girls.

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