Tag Archives: Kim Jong Un

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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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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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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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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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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Hungarian Daily quotes HHK director on the Likelihood of a Revolt in North Korea

(Although a full translation of the Hungarian is not available, the following is the full answer Director Tim Peters gave the Metro journalist in English responding to “Will the North Korean people revolt following the death of Kim Jong-il?”  Peters:” … Continue reading

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North Korea’s dynasty enters third generation (Sydney Morning Herald, Canberra Times, Brisbane Times)

Dec.24,2011     An iron hand still rules North Korea’s hermit kingdom despite its ruler’s death, writes Hamish McDonald. (In a wide-ranging article that reveals decades of experience as a North Korea watcher, Sydney Morning Herald’s Asia-Pacific Editor, Hamish McDonald explores … Continue reading

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