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Press Conferences

Namgung Min of NKnet
29
May
2013

9 North Korean Refugees Deported from Laos, Face Forced Repatriation to North Korea

After 17 days in Laotian detention, nine North Korean refugees including teenagers were deported to China on May 27 and almost certainly face repatriation to the North. The South Korean embassy failed to protect or even meet with the nine … Continue reading


Representatives of ICNK members enthusiastically welcome the passage of the UN COI.
29
Mar
2013

NKnet and ICNK Welcome Passage of UN Commission of Inquiry (COI)

On Monday morning, March 25, 2013, NKnet and other ICNK members held a press conference about the recent passage of a one-year UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) into crimes against humanity in North Korea. NKnet is a founding member of … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan SFCC press conference - Youtube video still
13
Aug
2012

Video: Kim Young Hwan’s Press Conference at the Seoul Foreign Correspondents’ Club

Kim Young Hwan held a press conference at the Seoul Foreign Correspondents’ Club (SFCC) on August 6, 2012. The former Juche promoter-turned North Korean human rights activist answered questions about the torture he received in China, being denied consular access … Continue reading


NKnet President Han Ki-hong goes through the exhibition in the lobby of the Korean National Assembly Members' Office Building with National Assembly members Kim Sung-dong, Kim Sung-hae, and Lee Doo-ah (from left to right). April 18, 2011.
20
Apr
2011

NKHR Photo Exhibition at Korean National Assembly

On April 18-19, 2011, NKnet held a North Korean human rights photo exhibition entitled “Spring Never Comes in the North” in the lobby of the Korean National Assembly Members’ Office Building. Over a dozen members of the National Assembly attended … Continue reading


A performance symbolizing passage of the currently tied-up North Korean Human Rights bill.
20
Apr
2011

200 Intellectuals’ Declaration on North Korean Human Rights Bill

NKnet took part in a joint declaration of 200 intellectuals urging the passage of the North Korean Human Rights Bill. A press conference announcing the declaration was held Monday, April 18th, 2011, in the lobby of the Members’ Office Building … Continue reading


NKnet President Han Ki Hong read a declaration of intellectuals and civic groups urging the passage of the North Korean Human Rights bill while the National Assembly slept.
09
Mar
2011

Korean National Assembly Caught Napping on North Korean Human Rights Bill

NKnet brought civic groups and intellectuals together for a press conference and joint statement urging passage of South Korea's proposed North Korean Human Rights bill on March 8, 2011, at the Seoul Press Center.


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