Here is the formal statement I gave to Federal Police on 16 June 2012:
On a trip to visit family in Seoul in April, I was approached by a man and a woman who claimed to be North Korean defectors. They presented me with a DVD that recently came into their possession and asked me to translate it. They also asked me to post the completed film on the Internet so that it could reach a worldwide audience. I believed what I was told and an agreement was made to protect their identities (and mine).
Despite my concerns about what I was viewing when I returned home, I proceeded to translate and post the film on You Tube because of the film's extraordinary content. I have now made public my belief that this film was never intended for a domestic audience in the DPRK. Instead, I believe that these people, who presented themselves as 'defectors' specifically targeted me because of my reputation as a translator and interpreter.
Furthermore, I now believe these people work for the DPRK. The fact that I have continued to translate and post the film in spite of this belief does not make me complicit in their intention to spread their ideology. I chose to keep posting this film because - regardless of who made it - I believe people should see it because of the issues it raises and I stand by my right to post it for people to share and discuss freely with each other.
I have translated this film, laid in the English voice over and subtitles, and on legal advice have blurred the identity of the presenter and/or blacked out certain elements.
0:00 Introduction 6:54 Creating Ideas & Illusions 16:48 Fear 19:35 Religion 25:00 Beware the 1% 28:10 Emulating Psychosis 31:21 Rewriting History 41:15 The Birth of Propaganda 45:49 Cover Ups and Omissions 54:10 Complicity 58:05 Censorship 1:01:50 International Diplomacy 1:06:14 Television 1:08:11 Advertising 1:14:36 The Cult of Celebrity 1:22:34 Distraction 1:28:01 Terrorism 1:35:00 The Revolution Starts Now