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Poster: 4th Annual North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival
10
Sep
2014

4th Annual North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival

NKnet announces the 4th annual North Korean Human Rights International Film Festival! Friday, September 26 – Saturday, September 27, 2014 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. Indie Space in Gwanghwamun & the Seoul Museum of History Facebook event page for the … 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


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16
Sep
2013

Video: Dan Bielefeld on Ways to Get Involved in the North Korea Human Rights Movement

Dan Bielefeld until very recently was the English-language webmaster at NKnet and helped organize our speaker series. He has also volunteered with several other North Korean human rights groups in the Washington, D.C. area and Seoul, South Korea. This talk … Continue reading


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09
Sep
2013

Video: Joanna Hosaniak on International Society’s Role in North Korea’s Human Rights Situation

In her talk at week six of NKnet’s speaker series, Joanna Hosaniak speaks of growing up in communist Poland and then about her experiences working at Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights in Seoul, where she currently is the … Continue reading


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


Dr. Kim Jong Hui in his office at Kyunghee University.
26
Aug
2013

South Korea’s Challenge: Protecting North Korean Refugees Abroad

Read in Korean The following article appeared on pages 18-21 of the July 2013 issue of NK Vision magazine. Translation courtesy of John Cha. Public demand is growing for the Seoul government to re-examine its policies toward North Korean refugees … Continue reading


Moon Guk Han, North Korean Human Rights Activist, NK Vision, May 2013
19
Jul
2013

Bringing North Korean Refugees to Safety: Human Rights Activist Moon Guk Han

Read in Korean The following article appeared on pages 54-57 of the May 2013 issue of NK Vision magazine. Translation courtesy of John Cha. What I Saw in North Korea Mr. Moon Guk Han (문국한) is a businessman turned human … Continue reading


Seminar on North Korea’s Religious Policies and Religious Persecution held by NKDB, February 14, 2013. From left to right: Jang Eun Sil of NKDB, Yoon Yeo Sang of NKHRA, Moderator Seo Yoon Hwan, Father Kim Jong Nam, Pastor Kim Gyu Ho of CSR.
11
Jul
2013

Evidence of Rising Clandestine Religious Activity by North Koreans

Read in Korean The following article about religious activity and persecution in North Korea appeared on pages 36-37 of the March 2013 issue of NK Vision magazine. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Graham Hand. “The proportion of refugees who have … 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


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