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Kim Young Hwan

2014 NKnet International Conference - speakers
06
Nov
2014

International Conference: Achieving National Integration in the Aftermath of Reunification of the Korean Peninsula

NKnet is hosting an international conference on “Achieving National Integration in the Aftermath of Reunification of the Korean Peninsula” 2-6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 12, at the Seoul Press Center. English & Korean simultaneous interpretation will be provided. This international … Continue reading


NKnet 2013 International Conference: Improving NKHR through the UN COI (poster)
03
Dec
2013

2013 International Conference: Improving North Korean Human Rights through the UN COI

On Monday, December 9, 2013, NKnet and other groups are holding an international conference on Improving North Korean Human Rights through the UN COI at the Press Center in Seoul. On Tuesday, December 10, there are two other related events. … 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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12
Jun
2013

Video: Kim Young Hwan’s Special Lecture on Secret Trip to North Korea, Ideological Conversion, Much More

A year ago at this time, activist and NKnet co-founder Kim Young Hwan and three of his colleagues were sitting in jail in China, having been arrested for their North Korean human rights work. Below is the full video of … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan during his special lecture at Yonsei University's GSIS in Seoul, September 12, 2012
12
Jun
2013

Recap: Kim Young Hwan’s Special Lecture on Secret Trip to North Korea, Ideological Conversion, Much More

A year ago at this time, activist and NKnet co-founder Kim Young Hwan and three of his colleagues were sitting in jail in China, having been arrested for their North Korean human rights work. The following is a summary of … Continue reading


Mun Dong Hee, Kim Young Hwan, and Shin Bo Ra (NK Vision, September 2012)
18
Jan
2013

Interview: Kim Young Hwan Reflects on His Detention in China, His Past & Present Activism, and the Future of North Korea

Read in Korean The following is an interview with Kim Young Hwan that appeared on pages 14-19 in the September 2012 issue of NK Vision magazine. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Robert Lauler. “A human rights movement first and foremost … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan (right) accepts the Order of Civil Merit from Hyun Byeong Chul, the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea.
10
Dec
2012

Kim Young Hwan Receives “Republic of Korea Human Rights Award”

Today NKnet co-founder and head researcher Kim Young Hwan received the Order of Civil Merit (국민훈장, 석류장) from the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (국가인권위원회). December 10, 2012 is the 64th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan - Yonsei GSIS event poster
31
Aug
2012

Kim Young Hwan Talk: From Juche Evangelist to North Korean Human Rights Activist

Speaker Series Event Invitation Kim Young Hwan was a leading student activist in the 1980s who successfully spread North Korea’s Juche ideology among university students in the South. But a secret meeting with Kim Il Sung and seeing firsthand the … Continue reading


Kim Young Hwan SFCC press conference - Youtube video still
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


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