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Kim Young Hwan during his special lecture at Yonsei University's GSIS in Seoul, September 12, 2012
12
Jun
2013

Recap: Kim Young Hwan’s Special Lecture on Secret Trip to North Korea, Ideological Conversion, Much More

A year ago at this time, activist and NKnet co-founder Kim Young Hwan and three of his colleagues were sitting in jail in China, having been arrested for their North Korean human rights work. The following is a summary of … Continue reading


Students in the exercise yard at Mangyongdae Revolutionary School (만경대 혁명학원) practice marching in place under the direction of a drill sergeant. (Yonhap)
05
Jun
2013

[Pyongyang 25 Hours] North Korea’s “State of Quasi-War”: Pulling Same Old Tricks for Three Generations

Read in Korean The following opinion column is part of the series Pyongyang 25 Hours and appeared on pages 60-61 of the May 2013 issue of NK Vision magazine. Translation by NKnet volunteer Graham Hand. Jang Sung Moo was born … Continue reading


Ju Kyung Bae in the studio
29
May
2013

“North Korea Guide” Ju Kyung Bae Informs Foreign Visitors to the DMZ of the Realities of North Korea

Read in Korean The following article appeared on pages 46-47 of the December 2012 issue of NK Vision magazine. “Foreign visitors to the DMZ find what’s really going on in North Korea to be unbelievable the first time they hear … Continue reading


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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


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


Kim Young Il, executive director of PSCORE (NK Vision, January 2013)
22
May
2013

PSCORE’s Kim Young Il: One-on-One Classes Improve Refugees’ English Skills and Confidence

Read in Korean Beginning in October 2006, PSCORE (People for Successful Corean Unification, 성공적인 통일을 만들어가는 사람들, 성통만사) has run a customized one-on-one educational support program for North Korean refugees now residing in South Korea. Many of them had their … Continue reading


Ha Tae Kyoung, member of Korea's National Assembly
15
May
2013

Ha Tae Kyoung Interview on the Growing Cyber-Terrorism Threat from North Korea and the South’s Response

Below is a summarized version of an interview with National Assembly member Ha Tae Kyoung that appeared on pages 26-29 of NK Vision’s May 2013 issue. Arrangement by Robert Lauler. Read in Korean A major cyber-attack on March 20 of … Continue reading


Lee Kwang Baek, president of Radio Free Chosun
03
May
2013

“Overthrow the U.S. Imperialists and Liberate our Colonized Nation!” [Understanding the Pro-North Faction – I Was a Follower of Juche – #3]

Read in Korean Below is the third installment of our NK Vision column, “Understanding the Pro-North Faction – I was a Follower of Juche” (종북주의 해부하기 – 나는 주사파였다) by Lee Kwang Baek, the head of Radio Free Chosun. As … Continue reading


Kim Hee Sang, Chairman of the Korea Institute for National Security Affairs
03
May
2013

Kim Hee Sang: U.S. and South Korean Dialogue Proposals Undermine “Strategic Patience” Policy

Below is a summarized version of an interview with Kim Hee Sang, Chairman of the Korea Institute for National Security Affairs, that appeared on pages 41-43 of NK Vision’s May 2013 issue. Arrangement by Robert Lauler. Read in Korean Recently, … 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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