Author Archives: HHK

BBC: ‘Ordinary North Koreans dare to speak out despite fear’—by so doing, the need for HHK’s continued help to refugees is made clear……

 ‘Here there are a lot of government captures’ By Michael CowanBBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme 29 May 2018 Speaking to ordinary citizens inside North Korea is almost impossible, with visitors heavily policed and communication with the outside world blocked. But two … Continue reading

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Trafficked North Korean ‘bride’ reveals her desperate flight from China–Helping Hands Korea in Action!

South China Morning Post “Tim Peters, from Seoul-based Helping Hands Korea, said the effects of the tighter security were now being felt in the border areas between China and North Korea, with life for North Koreans in China more dangerous than … Continue reading

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Tim speaks to China South China Morning Post on North Korean ‘slave labor’ in China

HHK is grateful to South China Morning Post for including Tim’s views in its coverage of North Korean ‘slave labor’ in China: The UN’s recent sanctions will hurt North Korea’s citizens the most, according to Tim Peters, a prominent advocate of Helping … Continue reading

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URGENT:Change of Venue for Tonight’s NK Human Rights Conference in Seoul

Conference organizers have announced that due to robust RSVP response, this evening’s conference has been moved as follows: The conference room is in the B1 level of the Minerva Complex It is really easy to find. Go through the main … Continue reading

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CBS News in Anchorage records HHK ‘throwing down gauntlet’ to Kim Jong Eun

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Alaska Aid Initiative supports HHK’s rescues of distressed N.Korean refugees in NE Asia

4th of July, 2017, the very same day that Kim Jong-un successfully test-launched DPRK’s ICBM, Mr. Chuck Hawkins and the good people of Ninilchik, Alaska are welcoming HHK’s director and Mrs. Peters to Alaska to raise support through charity events … Continue reading

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Financial Times follows HHK’s Christian rescue work of North Korean refugees in Northeast Asia

https://www.ft.com/content/8e0ba354-5229-11e7-bfb8-997009366969 Below is a PDF version of the article.  If you prefer to open the PDF in its own page, please click here.

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Tim’s Op-Ed in German Daily–Urgency of including a human rights dimension to sanctions on North Korea!

(English translation of Tim’s Op-Ed below) MENSCHENRECHTE IN NORDKOREA Das wahre Problem ist die Situation der Menschen             Tim Peters        Helping Hands Korea_Catacombs         26. Mai 2017 Wir dürfen unsere … Continue reading

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Catacombs meetings will resume Tuesday, May 23rd

Dear Valued Friends of Catacombs in Seoul—Sun mi and I will be visiting family in three states in the US in the coming month. After some deliberation, we felt it best to give our meetings a rest for a few … Continue reading

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Gov’t stuns with $860,000 offer for DPRK secrets.REALITY CHECK–a tiny fraction of that reward would enable a multitude of refugee evacuations along NE Asia’s Underground Railroad!

Seoul to quadruple cash for Pyongyang secrets Seoul (CNN)   South Korea is quadrupling its reward fee for defectors from North Korea who are willing to hand over classified information on the reclusive country’s military secrets.The Ministry of Unification announced … Continue reading

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