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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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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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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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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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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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Charity founder calls for more help for ‘second wave’ of orphans in China:Korea Herald Daily Newspaper

Helping Hands Needed for N.K. kids Charity founder calls for more help for ‘second wave’ of orphans in China He was only 11 years old, but he was already fending, rather unsuccessfully, for himself. Separated from his North Korean mother … Continue reading

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Action Report on ‘Coalition Relief Effort’ to Sendai,Ishinomaki & surrounding quake-ravaged areas in Japan–written by Chris Bosquillon

Please find hereafter a brief post-action report for“Operation Transporter” at Ishinomaki north of Sendai. – Initiative: 1 Japanese Tetsu Kishaba, originally from Okinawa, owner of “Transporter Tokyo” , former member of the Japanese Self-Defence Force and the french Foreign Legion, … Continue reading

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