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Week 5 - Chris Green - Youtube icon
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


Week 3 - Andrei Lankov still, 5m31s
26
Aug
2013

Video: Andrei Lankov on Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea

Always entertaining while providing his insightful analysis, Professor Andrei Lankov spoke on “Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea” at week three of NKnet’s speaker series in Seoul. The lecture runs about 80 minutes and then he answers several … 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


Kim Hee Sang, Chairman of the Korea Institute for National Security Affairs
03
May
2013

Kim Hee Sang: U.S. and South Korean Dialogue Proposals Undermine “Strategic Patience” Policy

Below is a summarized version of an interview with Kim Hee Sang, Chairman of the Korea Institute for National Security Affairs, that appeared on pages 41-43 of NK Vision’s May 2013 issue. Arrangement by Robert Lauler. Read in Korean Recently, … Continue reading


December 20, 2012 - President-elect Park Geun Hye speaks at Saenuri Party headquarters in Yeoido, Seoul, at the ceremony to disband her Central Election Task Force. (Yonhap photo)
13
Feb
2013

Conditions for Improving Inter-Korean Relations in 2013: North Korea Must Change Stance toward Denuclearization and Cheonan Sinking

Read in Korean With less than a month to go before President-elect Park Geun Hye is sworn in as South Korea’s first female president, there is still considerable speculation surrounding the prospects for the incoming Park administration’s North Korea policy. … Continue reading


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13
Feb
2013

We Strongly Condemn the Kim Jong Un Regime’s Ambition to Develop Nuclear Weapons

Read in Korean Yesterday afternoon NKnet released the following statement after North Korea conducted its third nuclear test. -Fundamental change in the North Korean system is the answer to the nuclear issue -The Park Geun Hye administration’s nuclear deterrence policy … Continue reading


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14
Dec
2012

Strong International Response Needed against Threat to Peace Posed by North Korea’s Missile Launch

NKnet Statement (read in Korean) After weeks of speculation, North Korean authorities have finally followed through with a missile launch. The country claims that the long-range missile holds a satellite called the “Kwangmyongsang-2,” but even China has criticized North Korea … Continue reading


Andrei Lankov at week three of NKnet's North Korean Human Rights Speaker Series.
04
Jun
2012

Week 3 Report: Andrei Lankov on Prospects of the Hereditary Succession in North Korea

On April 25, Andrei Lankov, professor at Kookmin University in Seoul, spoke on the prospects of the heredity succession in North Korea. The occasion was week three in NKnet’s recently concluded speakers series. Thank you to volunteer Nova Mercier for … Continue reading


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07
Feb
2012

Lim Il: North Korean Defector Writes of His Home Country and Settling in South Korea

Read in Korean “Of course South Korean people don’t read the reports that catalogue the horrendous human rights abuses in the North. Only through personal anecdotes, making the reader smile and feel touched, can we inform. Anyone can just read … Continue reading


North Korean citizens before a hammer, sickle, and brush monument.
06
Jan
2010

10 Tasks of North Korean Democratization

On the occasion of our 10th anniversary, the Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights (NKnet) offered the following list of topics for the direction of the North Korean human rights and democracy movement. These ten issues must be … Continue reading


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