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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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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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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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…”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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