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NKnet President Han Ki-hong goes through the exhibition in the lobby of the Korean National Assembly Members' Office Building with National Assembly members Kim Sung-dong, Kim Sung-hae, and Lee Doo-ah (from left to right). April 18, 2011.
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Apr
2011

NKHR Photo Exhibition at Korean National Assembly

On April 18-19, 2011, NKnet held a North Korean human rights photo exhibition entitled “Spring Never Comes in the North” in the lobby of the Korean National Assembly Members’ Office Building. Over a dozen members of the National Assembly attended … Continue reading


A performance symbolizing passage of the currently tied-up North Korean Human Rights bill.
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Apr
2011

200 Intellectuals’ Declaration on North Korean Human Rights Bill

NKnet took part in a joint declaration of 200 intellectuals urging the passage of the North Korean Human Rights Bill. A press conference announcing the declaration was held Monday, April 18th, 2011, in the lobby of the Members’ Office Building … Continue reading


Lunchtime Wednesday, March 30, 2011 was busy.
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Mar
2011

“Spring Never Comes in the North” Exhibition in Cheonggyecheon

Updated with photos from the exhibition: Original Notice: NKnet and H.A.N.A., a North Korean human rights student group at Sookmyung Women’s University, are hosting “Spring Never Comes in the North” in the popular spot in Seoul, Cheonggyecheon. The exhibition of … Continue reading


NKnet President Han Ki Hong read a declaration of intellectuals and civic groups urging the passage of the North Korean Human Rights bill while the National Assembly slept.
09
Mar
2011

Korean National Assembly Caught Napping on North Korean Human Rights Bill

NKnet brought civic groups and intellectuals together for a press conference and joint statement urging passage of South Korea's proposed North Korean Human Rights bill on March 8, 2011, at the Seoul Press Center.


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Oct
2010

The Role of South Korea in North Korean Democratization and Human Rights

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. 1. Lee Myeong Bak Government’s … Continue reading


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Oct
2010

The Current State and Future Prospects of the North Korean Democratization and Human Rights Movement

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. 1. Necessary to Define North … Continue reading


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Jun
2009

Japan Leads the Way on Humanitarian Concerns

This editorial originally appeared in the Daily NK. Last week, South Korean newspapers ran an eye-catching advertisement, “Let’s bring the light of human rights to North Korea! True peace in East Asia!” It was very eye-catching, and the subtitle, “A … Continue reading


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Jan
2008

Policy Proposal for the South Korean Government [5th Strategic Forum]

The attached policy proposal was presented at the 5th North Korea strategic forum, titled “North Korean Human Rights and the Role of the South Korean Government,” on January 25, 2008. Policy Proposal: North Korean Human Rights Policy Proposal for the … Continue reading


Strategic Forum 5 Panelists
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Jan
2008

The Government’s Role in and Strategy for Solving the Issue of North Korean Human Rights [5th Strategic Forum]

Do Hee Yoon (not pictured) of the Citizen’s Coalition for the Human Rights of North Korean Refugees spoke at the 5th North Korea strategic forum entitled, “North Korean Human Rights and the Role of the South Korean Government,” on January … Continue reading


Strategic Forum 5 Panelists
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Jan
2008

The Role of Civic Organizations in North Korean Human Rights and a Strategy of Cooperating with the New Government [5th Strategic Forum]

Kang Chol Hwan (not pictured) of the Committee for the Democratization of North Korea spoke at the 5th North Korea strategic forum entitled, “North Korean Human Rights and the Role of the South Korean Government,” on January 25, 2008. Following … Continue reading


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