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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


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


Ju Kyung Bae in the studio
29
May
2013

“North Korea Guide” Ju Kyung Bae Informs Foreign Visitors to the DMZ of the Realities of North Korea

Read in Korean The following article appeared on pages 46-47 of the December 2012 issue of NK Vision magazine. “Foreign visitors to the DMZ find what’s really going on in North Korea to be unbelievable the first time they hear … Continue reading


Tim Peters, head of Helping Hands Korea
27
Feb
2013

An Interview with Christian Activist Tim Peters, Founder of Helping Hands Korea

The following interview with Christian activist Tim Peters, founder of Helping Hands Korea and long-term advocate for North Korean Human Rights, was conducted last month for an article that appeared in the February 2013 issue of NK Vision. Thank you … Continue reading


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06
Jul
2012

Insadong Exhibition: The Reality of North Korea as Seen Through Photos, Video, and Refugee Testimony

Thursday, July 12 – Monday, July 16, 2012 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday & Sunday Seoho Gallery, Insadong, Seoul Sound bite depictions of North Korea often make it sound as if it’s virtually … 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


Dr. Oh Kil Nam at a recent event.  His sash reads, "Save the Daughter of Tongyeong."
06
Jan
2012

A Mini-Interview with Dr. Oh Kil Nam

The following interview appeared on page 11 in the November 2011 issue of NK Vision. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Natalie Grant. You don’t appear to be in good health. How are you these days? I go back and forth … Continue reading


Korean Human Rights & Development Law Society (LANK), Youth and Students Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea (Young NK), University Students for a Better Society, Youth Forum for a Free North Korea, and other university student groups are actively collecting signatures for the petition to free the "Daughter of Tongyeong" Shin Suk Ja and her two daughters.
04
Jan
2012

The Surprisingly Long History of the Campaign to Rescue the “Daughter of Tongyeong” Shin Suk Ja and Her Daughters

Read in Korean The following article appeared on pages 8-11 in the November 2011 issue of NK Vision. Translation courtesy of NKnet volunteer Ryan Hamilton. The “Daughter of Tongyeong” campaign that started in Tongyeong is spreading to every place throughout … Continue reading


North Korean Political Prison Camps Drawn by Defectors - cover
20
Dec
2011

North Korean Political Prison Camps Drawn by Defectors

The brochure file below is for viewing on a computer screen, but please contact us if you need a high-resolution version suitable for printing. The file will look best if you use the “view as book” or similar setting in … Continue reading


110-044 4F, Shinguan (New Building), Pilun Building, 214 Pilun-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea