Paying Respects to Hwang Jang Yop
October 15, 2010
A farewell ceremony was held October 14th for Hwang Jang Yop, President of the Committee for Democratization of North Korea, in the Seoul Asan Hospital’s funeral home. This was followed by a burial ceremony at Daejeon National Cemetery in a section for those who have made special contributions to society.
Representatives of domestic and international human rights organizations and more than 300 North Korean defectors, politicians, and others paid their respects at the two ceremonies.
NKnet Statement on the Passing of Hwang Jang Yop