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Korean War Abduction

Definition of the Korean War abductees
The Korean War abductees are defined as the South Korean civilians who were forcibly taken in the entire area south of the 38th Parallel by the North Korean regime after its invasion to the South during the Korean War, and have died or are still being detained in the North. They include leaders in all sectors of the society, intellectuals, engineers, and young people.