Michael Vince's Stories

 

The Koreans of Kazakhstan

Daily Life, Social Issues, Documentary

THE KOREANS OF KAZAKHSTAN tells the story of 180,000 Koreans who had settled in the Russian Far East to escape famine, poverty, and Japanese colonial oppression between the 1860s and 1937, when they were forcefully deported to Central Asia under Stalin’s ethnic cleansing.

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Aenikkaeng

Daily Life, Social Issues, Documentary

In 1905, around 1,000 Koreans arrived in Mexico. They had departed an impoverished country falling under the crutches of the Japanese Empire, and were promised future prosperity in a paradisiac land. However, once they arrived in Yucatan, they were sold off as indentured servants.

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