Koreans in Japan loyal to North

Allegiance to Pyongyang makes for uneasy relationship with host nation.

    Koreans are the largest ethnic minority in Japan, and many say they feel greater allegiance to the North than the South.

    Thousands of students attend schools partly funded by North Korea, where lessons are taught in Korean and classrooms feature portraits of leader Kim Jong-il.

    But as Al Jazeera's Rob McBride reports from Tokyo, it makes for an uneasy relationship with their host country.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    Survivor stories from Super Typhoon Haiyan

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska

    From Qatar to Alaska, a personal journey exploring what it means to belong when your culture is endangered.