Author Archives: HHK

Lab Report: Deadly VX-chemical nerve agent used to murder Kim Jong Nam in Kuala Lumpur Airport

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have identified the type of chemical used in the murder of Kim Jong-nam as the highly toxic VX-nerve agent. Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said the Centre for Chemical Weapons Analysis at the Chemistry … Continue reading

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Grieving son of assassinated Kim Jong Nam wary of North Korea’s penchant for execution; his dilemma underscores urgency to assist all North Koreans in crisis!

Malaysia police in Macau to obtain DNA sample from Kim Jong Nam’s son Kim Han Sol: Report THESTRAITSTIMES    KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia police officials have flown to Macau where they are expected to obtain within days an DNA sample … Continue reading

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CBS 60 Minutes:”Don’t underestimate Kim Jong-un,” says North Korean defector

 As HHK_Catacombs marks 21 years of assisting North Koreans in crisis, the following article clearly illustrates the urgent and ongoing need for public support of the ‘underground railroad’ that helps defectors to safety—–HHK Director) http://www.cbsnews.com/news/dont-underestimate-kim-jong-un-says-north-korean-defector/ The highest ranking North Korean to defect in decades … Continue reading

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Chilling Mafia-style assassination of Kim Jong Nam highlights ongoing need to rescue as many defectors as possible!

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Starting new lives! Despite growing pains in resettlement, North Korean defectors seize freedom and opportunities in the South.

Why HHK does what it does along the Asian Underground Railroad…….. PBS: North Korean defectors create new lives in South Korea

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United Nations Day Commemoration: Invocation Recognizes Divine Intervention during Korean War and its Aftermath

“Behind the outcome of the Korean War’s conflict, Lord, and South Korea’s extraordinary economic prosperity in the following 63 years, we recognize Your guidance, protection and blessing.May we never forget King David’s sobering words in Psalm 127: “Unless the Lord … Continue reading

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‘Asymmetric humanitarian initiatives’ introduced by HHK director in NKDB briefing to diplomats, academics & NGO’s

Representatives of foreign missions, international NGO’s, academia and the press attended a briefing given by HHK_Catacombs’ founder Tim Peters and hosted by the Database for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB). Peters provided a comprehensive overview his NGO’s ‘asymmetric humanitarian initiatives’ … Continue reading

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HHK to VOA:Specter of forced repatriation continues to haunt North Korean escapees in China

Most North Korean Defectors Avoid Seeking Asylum in China FILE – Flags of China and North Korea hang outside the closed Ryugyong Korean Restaurant in Ningbo, Zhejiang province, China, April 12, 2016. www.voanews.com/content/most-north-korean-defectors-avoid-asylum-seeking-in-china/3445300.html Brian Padden August 02, 2016 7:06 AM … Continue reading

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HHK director addresses ongoing challenges along the ‘underground RR’ in 7/26 Hankuk Univ. of Foreign Studies-HRNK(D.C.) conference in Seoul

PROGRAM Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2016 Venue: Main Conference Hall, Cyber Building, HUFS Opening Ceremony……………………………………………………………. Greg Scarlatoiu Moderator Executive Director, Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) Keynote Speaker…………………………………………………………. H.E. Choi Seokyoung Visiting Professor/Ambassador Retired, Graduate School of International … Continue reading

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Korean Uni Student’s Column Traces his Pathway to Activism in the Catacombs Helping North Koreans in Crisis

[Shim Jae-hong] Beginning of an activist http://www.koreaherald.com/view.php?ud=20160511000989 Few who read this will have had the experience of living in fear. But the same cannot be said of North Korean defectors in China. “There are many North Korean defectors in China … Continue reading

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