- South Korea announced 12 North Korean women and one man defected from a state-owned restaurant in China last week
- North Korea says it amounts to a "group abduction"
- CNN gains exclusive access to seven waitresses from the same restaurant who say their colleagues were tricked into leaving
Pyongyang (CNN)The door opens and seven women walk quietly into the ornate lobby of the Koryo Hotel in Pyongyang. Their faces are expressionless. Most wear little or no makeup, black jackets, and patriotic red lapel pins.