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2nd North Korean Human Rights Intl Film Festival - poster (Korean)
11
Sep
2012

2nd North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival

NKnet is pleased to invite you to our second North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival in Seoul on September 20-21, 2012. There will be new films, documentaries, animation, and commercially made films. This year’s films are from South Korea, … Continue reading


Dr. Oh Kil Nam at a recent event.  His sash reads, "Save the Daughter of Tongyeong."
06
Jan
2012

A Mini-Interview with Dr. Oh Kil Nam

The following interview appeared on page 11 in the November 2011 issue of NK Vision. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Natalie Grant. You don’t appear to be in good health. How are you these days? I go back and forth … Continue reading


Korean Human Rights & Development Law Society (LANK), Youth and Students Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea (Young NK), University Students for a Better Society, Youth Forum for a Free North Korea, and other university student groups are actively collecting signatures for the petition to free the "Daughter of Tongyeong" Shin Suk Ja and her two daughters.
04
Jan
2012

The Surprisingly Long History of the Campaign to Rescue the “Daughter of Tongyeong” Shin Suk Ja and Her Daughters

Read in Korean The following article appeared on pages 8-11 in the November 2011 issue of NK Vision. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Ryan Hamilton. The “Daughter of Tongyeong” campaign that started in Tongyeong is spreading to every place throughout … Continue reading


Trekkers just after leaving Daejeon Station
05
Dec
2011

An Afternoon in Daejeon with the “Save the Daughter of Tongyeong” Trekkers

“I was involved in the student movement as a leftist Juche ideology supporter in 1987, the time when Shin Suk Ja and her daughters first went to a political prison camp. I sided with the people who were giving them … Continue reading


Poster for Citizens' Walk - Korean
02
Dec
2011

Citizens’ Rally and Walk to Save the Daughter of Tongyeong on December 10

On Saturday, December 10* in Seoul join South Korean citizens who have been walking 680km to rescue the Daughter of Tongyeong and her two daughters from imprisonment in North Korea for over 20 years. Performances    • Elec-Cookie    • Traditional Martial … Continue reading


4) Before going to North Korea, Gyu Won took violin lessons from Ivan Petrov, the conductor of the Kiel Philharmonic Orchestra.
23
Nov
2011

Photos of Shin Suk Ja and Her Daughters, Oh Hye Won and Gyu Won

These photos appeared on pages 6-7 in the November 2011 issue of NK Vision. Photos from Oh Kil Nam


Daughter of Tongyeong: Oh Kil Nam's family in Yoduk Political Prison Camp
24
Oct
2011

“NK Political Prison Camps & the ‘Daughter of Tongyeong'” – an Exhibition in Insadong

Wednesday, October 26 – Tuesday, November 1, 2011 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Seoho Gallery, Insadong, Seoul Opening Ceremony: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, October 27 It’s already been well over 10 years since many citizen groups including NKnet began raising awareness … Continue reading


110-044 4F, Shinguan (New Building), Pilun Building, 214 Pilun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea