Category Archives: In the Media

HHK Director Tim Peters sounds off in the New York Post on the worsening plight of North Koreans and defectors under Kim Jong Un

Life inside the surreal, cruel & sheltered North Korea By Maureen Callahan January 11, 2014 | 2:28pm North Koreans clean up in front of one of the 34,000 statues of Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il, while grandson … Continue reading

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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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Philadelphia Inquirer Editorial: “Plight of North Koreans persists amid posturing”– HHK’s rescue activities highlighted

As last week’s abortive meeting between the two Koreas illustrated, the region’s foreign policy often seems to be at the mercy of Pyongyang’s irrational whims. This week, North Korea was at it again, proposing high-level talks with Washington just a … 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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North Korean prisoner escaped after 23 brutal years: CBS 60 Minutes

Escape from Camp 14, Shin Dong-hyuk in a North Korean prison for 23 years “Born in a prison camp, Shin Dong-hyuk describes how three generations of a family are incarcerated if one family member is considered disloyal. Anderson Cooper reports.”(quoted … 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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