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Afghan Journalist Zabiullah Rashidi

Do you remember the yearly tradition of Lucia? Sweden Boden Lernai Today, December 13, is Lucia Day, a feast of candlelit processions, saffron buns, gingerbr...

Teenager says he escaped N.Korea and made it to Sweden, claims asylum

Jan 22, 2015    

STOCKHOLM/SEOUL (Reuters) - A 17-year-old who says he is a street child from North Korea is seeking refugee status in Sweden, maintaining he walked across a frozen river into China and traversed two continents in cars, the trans-Siberian railway and the back of a truck. But he offers no evidence to back his claims and Swedish authorities suspect he may be Chinese. The teenager, who uses the pseudonym Han Song to avoid reprisals by North Korean agents, fears Sweden will deport him to China because he has no documents."I can't speak Chinese," Han said in telephone conversations with Re...

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