Author Archives: HHK

Forced Repatriation of NK Refugees discussed by Tim Peters at the invitation of the Henry Jackson Society, All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea and CSW in London

All Party ParliamentaryGroup on North Korea ‘China’s Policy of Forced Repatriation of North Korean Refugees and Implications for International Law’ Tim Peters Founder, Helping Hands Korea 5 – 6pm, Tuesday 19th June 2012 Room U, Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW … Continue reading

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Only Living Escapee of N.Korea’s Maximum Security Camp #14 Speaks Out: International MetroNews

“……In fact, the regime may not survive much longer. “News is increasingly leaking into the North through short-wave radio broadcasts and illegal international phone calls,” explains Tim Peters, a Seoul-based pastor who helps North Koreans escape. “Coming from a society … Continue reading

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Canadian National Broadcasting interviews Tim on HHK’s care of children of North Korean refugee women in China

CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti follows up her interview with Shin Dong-hyuk, about whom the new best-selling book Escape from Camp 14 was written, by interviewing Tim on the rampant trafficking of North Korean women in China and HHK’s care for … Continue reading

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L.A.Times:American Missionary has his eyes trained on North Korea

Reporting from Seoul: It’s well after dark and Tim Peters leans forward to tell a story about poverty and North Korea. He’s surrounded by a dozen people at a gathering with the cozy atmosphere of a community college night class, the … Continue reading

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L.A.Times:’Chinese policy on North Korean defectors decried’

Seoul—Angry demonstrators staged a rally Tuesday near the Chinese Embassy here to protest China’s state security police for arresting dozens of North Korean defectors who face torture, imprisonment and even death if returned to their homeland. Read more:

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South Koreans protest China’s repatriation of North Korean refugees:Washington Times

SEOUL — A new kind of high-profile demonstrator gathered in Seoul on Tuesday to protest China’s forced repatriation of North Korean defectors: South Korean film, TV and music stars who enjoy massive popularity in China. ………”There is fear in South Korea that … Continue reading

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‘The new Kim of (north) Korea’ by Reshma Patil of HINDUSTAN TIMES

“……Tim Peters narrated how a network of activists plucked the defector and his family to safety. “There’s no way Kim Jong-un can be anything but a figurehead,” said Peters, American missionary and founder of Helping Hands Korea that last year … Continue reading

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Cry Freedom! HHK urges UK Parliament to enact policy changes related to North Korea’s religious persecution and protection of refugees in China

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PBS on Helping Hands Korea and North Korean Refugees

Watch North Korea Refugees on PBS. See more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. What’s wrong with this picture? 50 miles north of here is possibly the worst human rights situation, including Christian persecution, in the entire world, and here we … Continue reading

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Tim Peters on the Coerced Mourning for the Death of Kim Jong-il

“It is a painful thing to watch this outpouring of emotion for someone who has been one of the most terrible despots of the 20th and 21st centuries,” said Tim Peters, a Seoul-based American missionary who assists North Korean defectors … Continue reading

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