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KOREA-NORTH/
RTR1V1OE 
October 18, 2007 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (L), South Korean activist Kim Kyung-seong... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor Vollertsen, South Korean activist Kim and others participate in a protest in Seoul 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (L), South Korean activist Kim Kyung-seong (2nd L) and other activists participate in a protest criticising North Korea's human rights conditions at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission of (South) Korea (NHRCK) in Seoul October 18, 2007. The activists demanded take the necessary measures to improve the North's human rights conditions as well as the civil liberties of North Korean defectors in China. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA-NORTH/
RTR1V1O9 
October 18, 2007 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (R) holds a sign as a South Korean activist... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor Vollertsen holds a sign as a South Korean activist displays a defaced North Korean flag... 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (R) holds a sign as a South Korean activist displays a defaced North Korean flag at a protest criticising North Korea's human rights conditions at the headquarters of the National Human Rights Commission of (South) Korea (NHRCK) in Seoul October 18, 2007. The activists demanded NHRCK take the necessary measures to improve the North's human rights conditions as well as the civil liberties of North Korean defectors in China. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA-SUMMIT/
RTR1UHKK 
October 02, 2007 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen shows a document at a rally denouncing North... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor and human rights activist Vollertsen shows a document at a rally denouncing North Korea,... 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen shows a document at a rally denouncing North Korea, at the press center for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul October 2, 2007. South Korea's President Roh Moo-hyun takes a historic step across the heavily armed border with communist North Korea on Tuesday for only their second summit, billed as a chance to bring peace to the divided peninsula. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA-SUMMIT/
RTR1UHKJ 
October 02, 2007 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen is apprehended by government officers after... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen is apprehended by government officers after... 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen is apprehended by government officers after he held a rally denouncing North Korea at the press center for the inter-Korean summit in Seoul October 2, 2007. South Korea's President Roh Moo-hyun takes a historic step across the heavily armed border with communist North Korea on Tuesday for only their second summit, billed as a chance to bring peace to the divided peninsula. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA/
RTR1U1T5 
September 20, 2007 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen speaks during a rally demanding a government... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen speaks during a rally demanding a government... 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen speaks during a rally demanding a government protection of North Korean defectors' human rights in front of the Foreign Ministry in Seoul September 20, 2007. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA) 
KOREA/
RTR1U1T4 
September 20, 2007 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (L) takes part in a rally demanding a government... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen takes part in a rally demanding a government... 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (L) takes part in a rally demanding a government protection of North Korean defectors' human rights in front of the Foreign Ministry in Seoul September 20, 2007. REUTERS/Jo Yong-Hak (SOUTH KOREA) 
SOUTH KOREA
RTXNVBB 
October 14, 2005 
German doctor human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen (C) holds a banner at a rally against the Chinese... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen (C) holds a banner at a rally against the Ch..... 
German doctor human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen (C) holds a banner at a rally against the Chinese government's deportation of North Korean defectors to North Korea in front of the Chinese embassy in Seoul October 14, 2005. China has sent home seven North Koreans who had sought shelter in a South Korean school in northeastern China in an attempt to defect, a South Korean Foreign Ministry official said. 
KOREA
RTR19FFO 
October 14, 2005 
German doctor human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen (C) holds a banner at a rally against the Chinese... 
Seoul, Korea 
German doctor human rights activists Vollertsen holds a banner at a rally in Seoul 
German doctor human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen (C) holds a banner at a rally against the Chinese government's deportation of North Korean defectors to North Korea in front of the Chinese embassy in Seoul October 14, 2005. China has sent home seven North Koreans who had sought shelter in a South Korean school in northeastern China in an attempt to defect, a South Korean Foreign Ministry official said. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho 
JAPAN
RTRFCPZ 
June 24, 2005 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (C), a leading foreign activist for North Korean asylum-seekers, holds... 
Tokyo, Japan 
German doctor Vollertsen holds a portrait of Megumi Yokota in Tokyo. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (C), a leading foreign activist for North Korean asylum-seekers, holds a portrait of Megumi Yokota who is one of the Japanese abductees kidnapped by North Korea in the 1970s, as the families and supporters of the abductees sit-in near Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's official residence in Tokyo June 24, 2005. Families of those who were abducted to North Korea and their supporters launched a three-day sit-in on Friday to urge the premier to impose economic sanctions on Pyongyang. REUTERS/Issei Kato IK/YH 
KOREA NORTH REFUGEES
RTREZ9P 
November 04, 2004 
German medical doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (R) gives a book on North Korea written... 
Seoul, Korea 
German human rights activist Vollertsen meets former South Korean president Kim Young-sam in Seoul. 
German medical doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (R) gives a book on North Korea written by himself to former South Korean president Kim Young-sam in Seoul November 4, 2004. Vollertsen on Thursday said South Korea must make an aggressive move to resolve political and human rights problems in North Korea that are fast becoming a security threat on the Korean peninsula. The book's title is "Diary of a Mad Place". REUTERS/You Sung-Ho LJW/SH 
KOREA
RTRAPZQ 
September 14, 2004 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a banner at a rally in Seoul, September... 
German activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a banner at a rally in Seoul. 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a banner at a rally in Seoul, September 14, 2004. Dozens of protesters rallied on Tuesday demanding improved human rights in North Korea. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho YSH/TW 
KOREA
RTRAPZG 
September 14, 2004 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) is detained by South Korean policemen... 
German activist Norbert Vollertsen is detained by South Korean policemen at a rally in Seoul. 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) is detained by South Korean policemen at a rally in Seoul, September 14, 2004. Dozens of protesters rallied on Tuesday demanding improved human rights in North Korea. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho YSH/TW 
OLYMPICS KOREA PROTEST
RTRUQ90 
August 12, 2004 
German activist Vollertsen hold pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition at a rally... 
Athens, Greece - Hellenic Republic 
German activist Vollertsen hold pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition at a ...... 
German activist Vollertsen hold pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition at a rally in Athens. German human right activist Norbert Vollertsen holds pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition at a rally in Athens, August 12, 2004. North Korean refugee activists rallied on Thursday criticizing North Korea and China for their treatment of North Korean refugees and calling for a boycott of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon 
KOREA
RTRERAY 
March 09, 2004 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a picture of North Korean children suffering... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR VOLLERTSEN HOLDS A PICTURE OF NORTH KOREAN CHILDREN AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SEOUL. 
German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a picture of North Korean children suffering from famine at a news conference on North Korean human rights in Seoul March 9, 2004. North Korea responded on Monday to U.S. demands for it to dismantle its nuclear weapons programme by saying U.S. forces should completely withdraw from the South. REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won LJW/DL 
KOREA
RTRDEHG 
February 23, 2004 
Holding a picture of a North Korean child suffering from famine, German doctor and human rights activists... 
GERMAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST NORBERT VOLLERTSEN IS DETAINED BY SOUTH KOREAN POLICEMEN IN SEOUL. 
Holding a picture of a North Korean child suffering from famine, German doctor and human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) is detained by South Korean policeman in plain clothes during a march toward the Chinese Embassy in Seoul February 23, 2004. Dozens of protesters tried to march to Chinese embassy after a rally as they demanded Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho KKH/TW 
KOREA
RTRDDAI 
February 23, 2004 
Holding a picture of a North Korean child suffering from famine, German doctor and human rights activist... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST NORBERT VOLLERTSEN IS DETAINED BY SOUTH KOREAN POLICEMEN IN SEOUL. 
Holding a picture of a North Korean child suffering from famine, German doctor and human rights activist Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) is detained by South Korean policemen in plain clothes during a march toward the Chinese Embassy in Seoul February 23, 2004. Dozens of protesters tried to march to the Chinese embassy after a rally as they demanded Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea. REUTERS/You Sung-Ho KKH/TW 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXM7B3 
September 23, 2003 
German doctor and human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen holds pictures of North Korean children suffering... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor and human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen holds pictures of North Korean children ..... 
German doctor and human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen holds pictures of North Korean children suffering from famine during an open parliamentary hearing in Seoul September 23, 2003. [Vollertsen said on Tuesday that North Koreans should not be allowed to attack human rights activists on South Korea land.] 
UNIVERSIADE KOREA VOLLERTSEN
RTR3G49 
September 23, 2003 
German doctor and human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen holds
pictures of North Korean children... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN HOLDS PICTURES OF NORTH KOREAN
CHILDREN IN SEOUL. 
German doctor and human rights activists Norbert Vollertsen holds
pictures of North Korean children suffering from famine during an open
parliamentary hearing in Seoul September 23, 2003. Vollertsen said on
Tuesday that North Koreans should not be allowed to attack human rights
activists on South Korea land. REUTERS/Rhee Dong-Min

KKH/FA 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXM4UE 
August 24, 2003 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) lies on the ground after being injured in a melee between North... 
Taegu, South Korea 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) lies on the ground after being injured in a melee between ..... 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) lies on the ground after being injured in a melee between North and South Koreans in front of the main press center at the 22nd Summer Universiade Games in Taegu August 24, 2003. [North Korean journalists scuffled with South Korean demonstrators holding an anti-North protest at the world university games on Sunday before riot police broke up the fight. Vollertsen was hurt in the scuffle and was carried away by police on a stretcher.] 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXM4UD 
August 24, 2003 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition... 
Taegu, South Korea 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition..... 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows pictures of North Korean children suffering from malnutrition during an anti-North Korean rally in front of the main press center at the 22nd Summer Universiade Games in Taegu August 24, 2003. [Five North Korean delegates, including journalists, scuffled with South Korean protesters who said North Korean leader Kim Jong-il lives in luxury despite his country's poverty. About 500 members of North Korean athletes and cheering squad are in Taegu in South Korea for the 2003 Universiade Games, which runs from August 21-3.] 
KOREA
RTRNWON 
August 24, 2003 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) lies on the ground after
being injured in a melee between... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN LIES ON THE GROUND AFTER BEING HURT IN
MELEE IN TAEGU. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (bottom) lies on the ground after
being injured in a melee between North and South Koreans in front of
the main press center at the 22nd Summer Universiade Games in Taegu
August 24, 2003. North Korean journalists scuffled with South Korean
demonstrators holding an anti-North protest at the world university
games on Sunday before riot police broke up the fight. Vollertsen was
hurt in the scuffle and was carried away by police on a stretcher.
REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

KKH/FA 
KOREA
RTRNWN4 
August 24, 2003 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN SHOWS PICTURES OF MALNOURISHED NORTH
KOREAN CHILDREN DURING AN ANTI-NORTH... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN SHOWS PICTURES OF MALNOURISHED NORTH
KOREAN CHILDREN DURING AN ... 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN SHOWS PICTURES OF MALNOURISHED NORTH
KOREAN CHILDREN DURING AN ANTI-NORTH KOREAN RALLY IN TAEGU. 
KOREA NORTH RADIO
RTR1IF2 
August 11, 2003 
German medical doctor and activist Norbert Vollertsen (R) holds radios,
which are two of 600 radios... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN MEDICAL DOCTOR AND ACTIVIST NORBERT VOLLERTSEN HOLDS RADIOS AT A
NEWS CONFERENCE IN SEOUL. 
German medical doctor and activist Norbert Vollertsen (R) holds radios,
which are two of 600 radios to be sent to North Korea by balloons,
under a balloon during a news conference in Seoul August 11, 2003. A
group of human rights activists in South Korea unveiled a campaign on
Monday to send radios to North Korea using balloons to help open up the
communist country isolated for several decades. They plan to fly more
than 20 stick-like balloons, each six-metres tall and carrying some 30
small radios. REUTERS/Rhee Dong-Min

LJW/CP 
KOREA NORTH RADIO
RTR1IET 
August 11, 2003 
German medical doctor and activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a radio,
which is one of 600 radios to be... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN MEDICAL DOCTOR AND ACTIVIST NORBERT VOLLERTSEN HOLDS A RADIO AT
A NEWS CONFERENCE IN SEOUL. 
German medical doctor and activist Norbert Vollertsen holds a radio,
which is one of 600 radios to be sent to North Korea by balloons,
during a news conference in Seoul August 11, 2003. A group of human
rights activists in South Korea unveiled a campaign on Monday to send
radios to North Korea using balloons to help open up the communist
country isolated for several decades. They plan to fly more than 20
stick-like balloons, each six-metres tall and carrying some 30 small
radios. REUTERS/Rhee Dong-Min

LJW/CP 
JAPAN KOREA REFUGEES
RTRGX9F 
January 21, 2003 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for
North Korean asylum-seekers, holds... 
Tokyo, Japan 
GERMAN DOCTOR VOLLERTSEN HOLDS PICTURES OF IMPOVERISHED NORTH KOREAN
CHILDREN. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for
North Korean asylum-seekers, holds pictures of impoverished North
Korean children during a news conference in Tokyo January 21, 2003.
International aid groups on Tuesday called on China to release North
Korean asylum seekers who were detained in a failed bid to defect by
boat, and vowed to stage similar attempts despite a crackdown by
Beijing. REUTERS/Issei Kato

IK/FA 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXL9PJ 
May 17, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for North Korean asylum-seekers, holds... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for North Korean asylum-seekers, hold..... 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for North Korean asylum-seekers, holds photos of impoverished North Korean children at a forum in Seoul May 17, 2002 on the day that a North Korean couple arrived in Seoul after they sought refugee at the Canadian embassy in Beijing. [Vollertsen, who spearheaded the first freedom bid through a foreign mission in China mid-March, said he plans to charter a boat to help North Koreans flee to the South during the May 31-June 30 FIFA Soccer World Cup.] 
KOREA CHINA ASYLUM
RTR58K7 
May 17, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for
North Korean asylum-seekers, holds... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN HOLDS PICTURES OF NORTH KOREAN
CHILDREN. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, the leading foreign activist for
North Korean asylum-seekers, holds photos of impoverished North Korean
children at a forum in Seoul May 17, 2002 on the day that a North
Korean couple arrived in Seoul after they sought refuge at the Canadian
embassy in Beijing. Vollertsen, who spearheaded the first freedom bid
through a foreign mission in China mid-March, said he plans to charter
a boat to help North Koreans flee to the South during the May 31-June
30 FIFA Soccer World Cup. REUTERS/Jason Reed

JIR/DL 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXL5CG 
March 25, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking a protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking a protesters' march to the Chinese Em..... 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking a protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy in Seoul March 25, 2002. [About 100 protesters, including North Korean defectors and their South Korean supporters, tried to march to the embassy after a rally as they demanded Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea. Vollertsen recently helped 25 North Koreans escape to South Korea.] 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXL5CF 
March 25, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy... 
Seoul, South Korea 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking protesters' march to the Chinese Emba..... 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy in Seoul March 25, 2002. [About 100 protesters including North Korean defectors and their South Korean supporters tried to march to the embassy after a rally as they demanded Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea. Vollertsen recently helped 25 North Koreans escape to South Korea.] 
KOREA NORTH CHINA
RTR2XGA 
March 25, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen is detained by police during an
anti-China protest near the Chinese... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
A GERMAN DOCTOR IS DETAINED BY POLICE AT AN ANTI-CHINA PROTEST NEAR THE
CHINESE EMBASSY IN SEOUL. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen is detained by police during an
anti-China protest near the Chinese Embassy in Seoul March 25, 2002.
About 100 protesters, including North Korean defectors and their South
Korean supporters, tried to march to the embassy after a rally as they
demanded Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea.
Vollertsen, who recently helped 25 North Koreans escape to South Korea,
was briefly detained and released during the protest. REUTERS/Lee
Jae-Won

LJW/CP 
KOREA NORTH CHINA
RTR2XG7 
March 25, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking a
protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
A GERMAN DOCTOR SCUFFLES WITH POLICE AT AN ANTI-CHINA PROTEST NEAR THE
CHINESE EMBASSY IN SEOUL. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking a
protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy in Seoul March 25, 2002. About
100 protesters, including North Korean defectors and their South Korean
supporters, tried to march to the embassy after a rally as they
demanded Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea.
Vollertsen recently helped 25 North Koreans escape to South Korea.
REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

LJW/CP 
KOREA NORTH CHINA
RTR2XG1 
March 25, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking
protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
A GERMAN DOCTOR SCUFFLES WITH POLICE AT AN ANTI-CHINA PROTEST NEAR THE
CHINESE EMBASSY IN SEOUL. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen scuffles with police blocking
protesters' march to the Chinese Embassy in Seoul March 25, 2002. About
100 protesters including North Korean defectors and their South Korean
supporters tried to march to the embassy after a rally as they demanded
Beijing halt its crackdown on refugees from North Korea. Vollertsen
recently helped 25 North Koreans escape to South Korea. REUTERS/Lee
Jae-Won

LJW/CP 
KOREA NORTH
RTR2NMO 
March 18, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (L) protests against policemen who
block his access to North Korean... 
Inchon, Korea - Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN PROTESTS AGAINST POLICEMEN IN INCHON. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen (L) protests against policemen who
block his access to North Korean defectors arriving at Incheon
International Airport, west of Seoul March 18, 2002. Vollertsen, 44,
said he helped 25 North Koreans burst into Spain's Beijing embassy on
Thursday. Twenty-five North Korean asylum-seekers arrived to begin a
new life in South Korea on Monday, capping off a dramatic final dash to
freedom that began just four days ago in China. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-hoon

LJW/CP 
VOLLERTSEN
RTXL4MC 
March 14, 2002 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows photographs to illustrate his grim tales of brutality from his... 
Beijing, China 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows photographs to illustrate his grim tales of brutality from hi..... 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows photographs to illustrate his grim tales of brutality from his wide travels in North Korea, as he tells reporters he had helped 25 North Koreans break into the Spanish Embassy in Beijing March 14, 2002. Appearing abruptly outside the Spanish Embassy, Vollertsen said he was part of an informal group which masterminded the North Koreans' sprint past bemused Chinese paramilitary guards into the Spanish Embassy compound. 
CHINA KOREA NORTH GERMAN
RTR2J3Q 
March 14, 2002 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN STANDS OUTSIDE THE SPANISH EMBASSY IN
BEIJING AS HE RECOUNTS GRIM TALES... 
Beijing, China - Peoples Republic of 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN STANDS OUTSIDE THE SPANISH EMBASSY IN
BEIJING AS HE RECOUNTS GRIM ...... 
GERMAN DOCTOR NORBERT VOLLERTSEN STANDS OUTSIDE THE SPANISH EMBASSY IN
BEIJING AS HE RECOUNTS GRIM TALES OF BRUTALITY FROM HIS TRAVESL IN
NORTH KOREA.


German doctor Norbert Vollertsen shows photographs to illustrate his
grim tales of brutality from his wide travels in North Korea, as he
tells reporters he had helped 25 North Koreans break into the Spanish
Embassy in Beijing March 14, 2002. Appearing abruptly outside the
Spanish Embassy, Vollertsen said he was part of an informal group which
masterminded the North Koreans' sprint past bemused Chinese
paramilitary guards into the Spanish Embassy compound. REUTERS/Guang
Niu 
KOREA NORTH DEFECTOR
RTRGCTT 
March 30, 2001 
Norbert Vollertsen, (R), a German aid doctor, consoles former North Korean defector An Jeong-suk in Seoul... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
DR. NORBERT VOLLERTSEN CONSOLES FORMER NORTH KOREAN DEFECTOR AN JEONG SUK IN SEOUL. 
Norbert Vollertsen, (R), a German aid doctor, consoles former North Korean defector An Jeong-suk in Seoul March 30, 2001, after she signed a petition seeking refugee status for North Koreans who fled the Stalinist nation. An, 58, fled North Korea in 1999 and arrived in South Korea last year, using forged documents. She fears her eldest son, who also defected to the South, but returned to the North to bring back his wife, has been executed.

SL/PB 
KOREA
RTXK7WY 
January 08, 2001 
- FILE PHOTO OCT00 - With flies on their faces, North Korean children suffering from malnutrition wait... 
Pyongseong, North Korea 
- FILE PHOTO OCT00 - With flies on their faces, North Korean children suffering from malnutrition wa..... 
- FILE PHOTO OCT00 - With flies on their faces, North Korean children suffering from malnutrition wait in a hospital in Pyongseong, about 20 kilometres north of the capital Pyongyang, in this October 2000 picture taken by German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, a member of the Cologne-based medical charity Cap Anamur. The isolated Communist country continues to suffer from a lack of medical supplies and inconsistent sources of food. ? AVAILABLE QUALITY 
KOREA NORTH
RTRCO57 
January 08, 2001 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, a member of the Cologne-based medical charity Cap Anamur, shows a "Decoration... 
Seoul, Korea - Republic of 
DR. NORBERT VOLLERTSEN, A MEMBER OF THE KOMITEE CAP ANAMUR GERMAN EMERGENCY DOCTORS IN SEOUL. 
German doctor Norbert Vollertsen, a member of the Cologne-based medical charity Cap Anamur, shows a "Decoration of Friendship" medal conferred on him by North Korea at a news conference in Seoul January 8, 2001. The German doctor was ordered to leave North Korea in late October after he spoke out about poor medical conditions in the isolated Communist state, where he spent a year and a half.

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