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Kang Chol Hwan speaking at NKnet's NKHR Supporters Speaker Series
07
May
2012

Week 2 Report: Kang Chol Hwan on the Politics of North Korea

NKnet volunteer Matt McGrath contributed the following article on week two of our speakers series, which runs through May 16. Watch the video of Mr. Kang’s talk. On April 18, NKnet invited former gulag prisoner Mr. Kang Chol Hwan to … Continue reading


NKHR Supporters Speaker Series, Week 1 - former North Korean refugee Kang Won Cheol
25
Apr
2012

Week 1 Report: North Korea VJ and Former Refugee Kang Won Cheol

NKnet volunteer Sharon Natt contributed the following article on week one of our speakers series, which runs through May 16. All of the photos on this page except the first one are courtesy of photojournalist Luc Forsyth. We plan to … Continue reading


NKHRSupporters: lecture series flier
26
Mar
2012

“NKHR Supporters” Kicks Off with North Korean Human Rights Speaker Series

NKnet is excited to invite those living in or near Seoul to join our new program, International Supporters for North Korean Human Rights (NKHR Supporters). We will start our activities with a speaker series on various North Korean human rights … Continue reading


B.R. Myers
09
Mar
2012

B.R. Myers Interview, Part II: Focus on North Korea’s Ideology & Propaganda, Not Personalities

Read in Korean The following is the second half of an interview with B.R. Myers that appeared on pages 56-59 in the February 2012 issue of NK Vision magazine. Transcription courtesy of NKnet volunteers Arnaud Minne and Leanna Ross. Part … Continue reading


B.R. Myers
02
Mar
2012

B.R. Myers Interview, Part I: “Big Challenges for the Propaganda Artists”

Read in Korean The following is the first half of an interview with B.R. Myers that appeared on pages 56-59 in the February 2012 issue of NK Vision magazine. Transcription courtesy of NKnet intern Dahyeon Lee and editing by volunteer … Continue reading


Gershman receives plaque from NED's grant recipients in Korea.
17
Feb
2012

Luncheon Honoring Carl Gershman of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Yesterday Carl Gershman, the head of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED), was the guest of honor at a lunch reception in Seoul hosted by the NED’s 12 South Korean grant recipients including NKnet. The occasion was to celebrate Gershman … Continue reading


Kim-Jong-Il-A-Novel-by-Lim-Il
07
Feb
2012

Lim Il: North Korean Defector Writes of His Home Country and Settling in South Korea

Read in Korean “Of course South Korean people don’t read the reports that catalogue the horrendous human rights abuses in the North. Only through personal anecdotes, making the reader smile and feel touched, can we inform. Anyone can just read … Continue reading


Pak Ji Hye
27
Jan
2012

Campus Talk: University Students’ Bike Tour for North Korean Human Rights & Security

Read in Korean When looking at the Kim Jong Il regime’s provocations, I defined them as a country that does not even recognize its own brothers. However, in this tour defectors also joined in. In talking with them, I realized … Continue reading


Han Ki Hong, president of NKnet and publisher of NK Vision
16
Jan
2012

The Democratization of North Korea — An Unavoidable Task of Our Time

Read in Korean The following appeared on pages 8-9 as the Publisher’s Column in the January 2012 issue of NK Vision magazine. In your life, you have to let both those you love and those you hate go. You should … Continue reading


Dr. Oh Kil Nam at a recent event.  His sash reads, "Save the Daughter of Tongyeong."
06
Jan
2012

A Mini-Interview with Dr. Oh Kil Nam

The following interview appeared on page 11 in the November 2011 issue of NK Vision. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Natalie Grant. You don’t appear to be in good health. How are you these days? I go back and forth … Continue reading


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