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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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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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Foreign Policy(Jan-Feb)-”Preaching the Gospel in the Hermit Kingdom–Can Christian evangelicals save North Korea?”

The mission strategy of HHK/Catacombs to reach North Korean refugees is outlined by Tim in this issue written by Isaac Stone Fish, which gives an overview of various mission approaches to the extraordinarily difficult field of the great Christian persecutor, the … 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 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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Hope and uncertainty for N.K. charities after Kim’s death (Korea Herald)

Journalist Kirsty Taylor surveys NGO leaders related to North Korean humanitarian aid and human rights advocacy for their views on the impact of Kim Jong-il’s death on conditions for the average North Korean citizen.             … 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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Interview of Tim by NYC’s WABC radio: recent mortal attacks on Christian activists helping North Korean refugees

Two of New York City’s key opinion leaders, radio talk show host John Batchelor and noted author Gordon Chang interview HHK’s founder/acting director Tim Peters about recent attacks on missionaries by North Korean agents along the China-North Korean border. (Full … 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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