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NKnet positions, declarations, etc.

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29
May
2013

South Korean Government Must Employ All Diplomatic Means Necessary to Ensure Safety of 9 North Korean Refugees in Danger of Forced Repatriation

NKnet released the following statement on May 29. Translation courtesy of NKnet intern David Kim. Read in Korean The South Korean government must take all the diplomatic steps it can to guarantee the safety of the nine refugees who were … Continue reading


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15
Apr
2013

Looking Back on Kim Jong Un’s First Year: North Korea Has Grown Even More Grim

Read in Korean NKnet released the following statement today. During an April 15th parade commemorating Kim Il Sung’s 100th birthday last year, Kim Jong Un promised that he would “make sure the people will never have to tighten their belts … Continue reading


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13
Feb
2013

We Strongly Condemn the Kim Jong Un Regime’s Ambition to Develop Nuclear Weapons

Read in Korean Yesterday afternoon NKnet released the following statement after North Korea conducted its third nuclear test. -Fundamental change in the North Korean system is the answer to the nuclear issue -The Park Geun Hye administration’s nuclear deterrence policy … Continue reading


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14
Dec
2012

Strong International Response Needed against Threat to Peace Posed by North Korea’s Missile Launch

NKnet Statement (read in Korean) After weeks of speculation, North Korean authorities have finally followed through with a missile launch. The country claims that the long-range missile holds a satellite called the “Kwangmyongsang-2,” but even China has criticized North Korea … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan, NKnet Head Researcher
18
May
2012

Responding to Reports that Kim Young Hwan Refused SK Government’s Diplomatic Support

[Press Release] Committee for the Release of North Korean Human Rights Activist Kim Young Hwan Contact: 02-723-6711, 010-8004-4849 Responding to Reports that Kim Refused South Korean Government’s Diplomatic Support ○ According to some media reports, Kim Young Hwan reportedly said, … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan, NKnet Head Researcher
14
May
2012

Chinese Government Should Release Forcibly Incarcerated South Korean Activists

Read in Korean [Press Release] Committee for the Release of North Korean Human Rights Activist Kim Young Hwan Contact: 02-723-6711, 010-8004-4849 “Chinese Government Should Release Forcibly Incarcerated South Korean Activists” •Four North Korean human rights activists, including Mr. Kim Young … Continue reading


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21
Dec
2011

On the South Korean Government Sending Condolences to North Korea

Read in Korean. Ryu Woo Ik, Minster of Unification, said in a statement on Tuesday that, “The South Korean government will not send an envoy of condolence,” but “will allow the family members of the late president Kim Dae Jung … Continue reading


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19
Dec
2011

Statement On the Death of Kim Jong Il

Read in Korean. An unprecedented dictator, Kim Jong Il is dead. Korean Central Television reported today that Kim Jong Il died on the morning of the 17th in his personal train. We now cannot put a man – who killed … Continue reading


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


National Assemblymen and NGO leaders prepare to launch balloons to North Korea.
16
Feb
2011

On Sending Unification Balloons to North Korea

Condemning North Korea’s 3rd Generation Succession of Power: Our Position on Sending Unification Balloons to North Korea We are gathered as the tragic news of the announcement of the 3rd generation succession of power in North Korea is nearing reality. … Continue reading


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