Category Archives: Testimonies

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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“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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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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‘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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Canadian Broadcasting Co.(CBC) interviews Tim:the plight of NK refugees with Kim Jong Un now at the helm of state

NORTH KOREA DEFECTORS. That’s coming up on CBC’s As It Happens.  http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=2181337785 The images are as bizarre as they are rare. Today, North Koreans buried their Dear Leader, and the funeral was broadcast to the world via that country’s state television. However … Continue reading

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North Korean defectors jubilant at tyrant Kim Jong-il’s demise (The Australian)

(Dec.21,2011)Rick Wallace, TOKYO Correspondent for The Australian contrasts the jubilation of North Korean defectors who’ve escaped North Korea with the hysteria accompanying regime-led mourning for the death of longstanding dictator, Kim Jong-il. Quotes from HHK Director in this article: “Tim … Continue reading

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Congressional testimony by CSW on the denial of religious freedom in North Korea and China by includes field reports from Helping Hands Korea/Catacombs

Christian Solidarity Worldwide’s (CSW) East Asian Team Leader Mr.Ben Rogers gave compelling testimony before the Congressional Committee of Foreign Affairs on Thursday, November 17, 2011. Embedded in Ben’s testimony were reports from HHK/Catacombs about a remarkable 16 year-old North Korean … Continue reading

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…”Push factors for them (NK refugees) to risk everything and leave North Korea are growing, just as the barriers to their exit are being strengthened,” Peters says.(Christian Science Monitor)2011.07.29

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