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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


Kim Young Hwan - Reuters photo in NYT 7/26/2012
03
Aug
2012

Media Coverage of Kim Young Hwan’s Detention and Torture in China

While not a complete list, here are some links and excerpts of media reports in English about Kim Young Hwan and the three other human rights activists who were released July 20 after having been detained in China for over … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan
23
Jul
2012

Who Is Kim Young Hwan, a.k.a. “Steel”?

The following article appeared on page 21 in the June 2012 issue of NK Vision. Translation by NKnet intern Amy Hong. Kim Young Hwan (49), who entered Seoul National University’s School of Law in 1982, was the first to introduce … Continue reading


Exhibition flier
06
Jul
2012

Insadong Exhibition: The Reality of North Korea as Seen Through Photos, Video, and Refugee Testimony

Thursday, July 12 – Monday, July 16, 2012 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday Seoho Gallery, Insadong, Seoul Sound bite depictions of North Korea often make it sound as if it’s virtually … Continue reading


Asan Institute for Policy Studies - English logo
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


February 2011 NK Vision: Campus Talk - Jung Soo Hyun
13
Jun
2012

Campus Talk: Perspectives of University Students on North Korean Human Rights

The following discussion appeared in the February 2011 issue of NK Vision magazine. Translation courtesy of NKnet intern Jennifer Machie and editing by volunteer Robert Lauler. Date: January 10, 2011, 4 p.m. Location: NK Vision Conference Room Interviewer: Kang Won … Continue reading


Chris Green at NKnet speaker series, May 9, 2012
11
Jun
2012

Week 5 Report: Chris Green – Information from North Korea “Can Lead to a Better Life”

Allen Sanchez contributed the following article on week five of our Spring 2012 speakers series on North Korean human rights. Watch video of this talk. “If you were to Google ‘North Korean people,’ you might learn that they are automatons; … Continue reading


Andrei Lankov at week three of NKnet's North Korean Human Rights Speaker Series.
04
Jun
2012

Week 3 Report: Andrei Lankov on Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea

On April 25, Andrei Lankov, professor at Kookmin University in Seoul, spoke on the prospects of the heredity succession in North Korea. The occasion was week three in NKnet’s recently concluded speakers series. Thank you to volunteer Nova Mercier for … 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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