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May, 2002--Yanji, China..The North Korean border village of Onsong seen from China. In this area thousands of North Koreans rosk their lives to sneak into China...Since famine first started driving North Koreans across the border in the mid-'90s, they have been the world's invisible refugees. They live in hiding with relatives, in clandestine safe house in border towns or in remote mountain hideouts, trying to stay a step ahead of the Chinese police?and the dreaded North Korean agents...All photographs ©2003 Stuart Isett.All rights reserved.This image may not be reproduced without expressed written permission from Stuart Isett.