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3rd generation / hereditary succession

Week 3 - Andrei Lankov still, 5m31s
26
Aug
2013

Video: Andrei Lankov on Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea

Always entertaining while providing his insightful analysis, Professor Andrei Lankov spoke on “Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea” at week three of NKnet’s speaker series in Seoul. The lecture runs about 80 minutes and then he answers several … Continue reading


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19
Aug
2013

Video: Kang Chol Hwan on the Politics of North Korea

At age nine, Kang Chol Hwan was sent with most of his family to a political prison camp in North Korea for an unspecified “crime” by his grandfather. He was released after 10 years and later fled the country, eventually … 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


Picture 1: North Korea’s Ruling Elites (Third Party Representative Congress, 2010)
25
Oct
2010

North Korea’s Succession Scenario and Its Implications

The following is the prepared text of a presentation at the 2010 International Conference on Human Rights sponsored by NKnet, the Sejong Institute and NED. The conference was held in Washington, D.C., on October 21, 2010. 1. Introduction North Korea’s … Continue reading


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