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News & Events Around the Movement

Non-NKnet news and events from the North Korean Human Rights movement, with an emphasis on events in Seoul for English-speakers.

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01
Jul
2013

#NIGHTOUT with Daily NK: Support Free Media in North Korea

The following comes from our close friends at the Daily NK, hope to see you there! Dear Friends: Daily NK is hosting a community outreach event, #NIGHTOUT with Daily NK, next Friday, July 5 @ 8pm in Itaewon. The purpose: … Continue reading


Open Radio for North Korea: International Street Talk Concert at 2013 North Korea Freedom Week
26
Apr
2013

North Korea Freedom Week 2013, Open Radio Event, Etc.

The 10th annual North Korea Freedom Week will be held in Seoul, Busan, Washington DC, and cities around the world from April 28 to May 4, 2013. Worldwide Awareness Day for North Korean Refugees will be May 2. The schedule … Continue reading


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15
Apr
2013

Song Byeok Exhibition: A Message of Peace and Hope

Song Byeok was a propaganda artist in North Korea before fleeing the country several years ago. After US exhibitions of his work last year, Song is holding a small exhibition in Seoul until April 23 (update: the show has been … Continue reading


VOICE ad: Record your VOICE and air it to North Koreans!
06
Mar
2013

Record Your VOICE and Air It to North Koreans

Open Radio for North Korea’s VOICE program is looking for English-speakers who are interested in North Korean human rights to write and record messages to North Korea via short-wave radio. They write: Hi friends, You can send your voice to … Continue reading


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24
Sep
2012

VOICE: A New Program of Open Radio for North Korea

Record your VOICE and air it to North Koreans! Open Radio for North Korea is launching a new program, VOICE (Voice of International Companions on Earth), that foreigners and Koreans alike are encouraged to attend. There is a lecture series … Continue reading


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19
Jun
2012

“Life on the Other Side: Insights into North Korea” – 2012 Asan North Korea Week

Yesterday the Asan Institute for Policy Studies sent us an invitation to their conference in Seoul, “Life on the Other Side: Insights into North Korea,” which is June 20-22 and open to the public. Speakers will include “experts, activists, and … Continue reading


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14
Sep
2011

ICNK Letter to Kim Jong Il

Last week NKnet joined many other human rights groups to form a coalition to seek the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry. Below is the letter the member organizations sent to Kim Jong Il, head of the North Korean … Continue reading


Logo:  The International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK)
14
Sep
2011

The International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea

Last week NKnet joined dozens of organizations from around the world to to seek the establishment of a UN Commission of Inquiry on North Korea. Following is the text of the press release announcing the launching of the coalition (download … Continue reading


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24
Jun
2011

Kimjongilia Open in South Korean Theaters; Q&A with the Director

Kimjongilia, a must-see documentary in which many North Koreans defectors tell their stories, opened last night in several theaters across South Korea. The American director, N.C. Heikin, and a Korean movie critic will have a discussion following the 7pm showing … Continue reading


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25
Apr
2011

2011 North Korea Freedom Week Schedule

This week in Seoul and Busan there are lots of events, exhibitions, and other gatherings promoting freedom and human rights in North Korea. The effort is spearheaded by the NK Freedom Coalition and involves many different organizations and activists. Sponsors … Continue reading


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