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

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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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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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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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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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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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HHK’s Recommendation: One Strategic Way Forward in UN’s Effort to Verify Crimes Against Humanity in DPRK

UN North Korea Probe Should Initially Focus on Defectors – Advocacy Group © AFP 2016/ JUNG YEON-JE ASIA & PACIFIC 03:01 25.03.2016Get short URL 0 276 1 0 UN investigators looking into possible crimes against humanity in North Korea should begin by interviewing some of the tens of thousands of … Continue reading

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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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North Korean prisoner escaped after 23 brutal years: CBS 60 Minutes

Escape from Camp 14, Shin Dong-hyuk in a North Korean prison for 23 years “Born in a prison camp, Shin Dong-hyuk describes how three generations of a family are incarcerated if one family member is considered disloyal. Anderson Cooper reports.”(quoted … Continue reading

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Forced Repatriation of NK Refugees discussed by Tim Peters at the invitation of the Henry Jackson Society, All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea and CSW in London

All Party ParliamentaryGroup on North Korea ‘China’s Policy of Forced Repatriation of North Korean Refugees and Implications for International Law’ Tim Peters Founder, Helping Hands Korea 5 – 6pm, Tuesday 19th June 2012 Room U, Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW … Continue reading

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