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Hwang Jang Yop

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02
Sep
2013

Video: Chris Green on Information Freedom Activities in North Korea

Christopher Green is the manager of international affairs at the Daily NK, an online newspaper published in four languages that is dedicated to reporting real news from within North Korea. He spoke on the topic of “Information Freedom Activities in … 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


Yu Jae Gil, activist for North Korean democracy, in NK Vision, October 2012
03
Jul
2013

The Making of Activist Yu Jae Gil: Former Juche Supporter Imprisoned in China for Work toward North Korean Democracy

Read in Korean Kim Young Hwan was not the only activist arrested in China in March 2012 and held for nearly four months. The following article about Yu Jae Gil, long-time activist for North Korean democracy, appeared on pages 46-49 … Continue reading


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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


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


Hwang Jang Yop Funeral
15
Oct
2010

Paying Respects to Hwang Jang Yop

A farewell ceremony was held October 14th for Hwang Jang Yop, President of the Committee for Democratization of North Korea, in the Seoul Asan Hospital’s funeral home. This was followed by a burial ceremony at Daejeon National Cemetery in a … Continue reading


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11
Oct
2010

With Deep Sadness We Mourn the Loss of Hwang Jang Yop

Hwang Jang Yop, 87, former secretary of North Korea’s Workers Party, chairman of the Committee for the Democratization of North Korea and adviser to NKnet, passed away at his home on the morning of October 10th. We offer our deepest … Continue reading


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21
Apr
2010

North Korea Must Apologize and Prosecute Those Who Tried to Murder Hwang Jang Yop

Two spies who were ordered to assassinate Hwang Jang Yop, chairperson of the North Korea Democratization Committee, were imprisoned on Tuesday. Kim Young Chul, chief of General Directorate of Surveillance of the Ministry of People’s Armed Forces, reportedly ordered them … Continue reading


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