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balloons & leaflets

A Quiet Opening Report - Intermedia
28
Aug
2013

InterMedia Report – “A Quiet Opening”

In 2012, InterMedia released a report examining the extent of outside information entering North Korea and its impact on regular North Koreans. North Korea is ranked as one of the most closed societies in the world, but the report found … 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


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


Balloons reading "For Improvement of North Korean Human Rights," "Spreading Freedom of Information," and "End the Military First Policy" are ready to send and are being brought to the launch area.
18
Feb
2011

Report on Sending Leaflets and DVDs for Kim Jong Il’s Birthday

On Wednesday, February 16th, NKnet and a several other groups, together with several members of the National Assembly of Korea, sent balloons loaded with 100,000 leaflets and 500 DVDs to North Korea. Photos Media Coverage Donald Kirk in the Christian … 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


Leaflet sent by balloon to North Korea.  One side is about the 3rd-generation hand-down of power (top) and the other side contrasts the way the Kim family lives versus the common people (bottom).
14
Feb
2011

Come Help Us Send Leaflets via Balloon to North Korea

A coalition of several groups and half a dozen or more members of the South Korean National Assembly will be sending leaflets (pictured) via balloon to North Korea on Wednesday, February 16th, Kim Jong Il’s birthday. You are welcome to … Continue reading


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25
Oct
2010

The Role of North Korean Defectors in the Transmission of Information to and from North Korea

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. The Current State of Affairs … Continue reading


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09
Dec
2008

The Influence of Leaflets Sent to North Korea on Inter-Korean Relations [7th Strategic Forum]

Kang Chol-Hwan of the Committee for the Democratization of North Korea spoke at the 7th North Korea strategic forum entitled, “Promoting Freedom of Information in North Korea,” on December 8, 2008. Below is a link to his talk. Presentation: The … Continue reading


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09
Dec
2008

On Balloon Leaflets to North Korea [7th Strategic Forum]

Lee Min Bok, head of the North Korean Christian Alliance, spoke at the 7th North Korea strategic forum entitled, “Promoting Freedom of Information in North Korea,” on December 8, 2008. Following is the beginning of his talk. Download the whole … Continue reading


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29
Oct
2008

Leaflets Are Not the Point

This editorial originally appeared in the Daily NK. On the 23rd of October, Minister of Unification Kim Ha Jung revealed that he would try to persuade North Korean human rights organizations to stop sending leaflets to North Korea. On the … Continue reading


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