Category Archives: Human Rights & Wrongs

Why HHK has maintained its Ton-a-Month food aid program to North Koreans in crisis since 1996…..

Life and death on margins of North Korea society  –AFP  (Korea Herald 8-25-2013) North Korea’s famine in the 1990s unleashed a Darwinian struggle for survival that swiftly eliminated many of the most vulnerable in an already sharply stratified society, a … Continue reading

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“Two Nations Persecute North Korean Christians”Remarks by Tim Peters

The following remarks were given at the Seoul Press Center by HHK_Catacombs’ founder, Tim Peters on the occasion of the book release, entitled Persecution, co-authored by Pastor Peter Jung and Christian Activist, H.T. Kim on Thursday, July 25, 2013 “Two … Continue reading

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ICNK coalition member, HHK lauds UN scrutiny of rampant North Korean human rights abuses: COI is established

ICNK (21.03.2013) – The International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK) today welcomes the establishment of a special, three-person UN Commission of Inquiry to examine rights abuses in North Korea by the UN Human Rights Council … Continue reading

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NK Net’s Magazine Interview with HHK’s Founder & Christian Activist,Tim Peters

The following wide-ranging interview by reporter, Kim So Yeol, 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 … Continue reading

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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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‘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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