Steven Kim, an American businessman from Long Island, New York, may be the world’s leading expert on the market for North Korean brides. He acquired this expertise accidentally. He likes to say it was God’s plan.
June 11—CNN International’s Freedom Project aired a raid by the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force in Westminster, CA, called “Operation China Doll”—the result of a 7-month investigation into an international prostitution ring.
The United States ranked North Korea among the world’s worst human trafficking countries, Wednesday, highlighting its practice of forced labor among other abuses.
In its annual Trafficking in Persons report, the State Department again designated the North as a “Tier 3” state along with 16 others with the poorest record of combating trafficking.