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Only Living Escapee of N.Korea’s Maximum Security Camp #14 Speaks Out: International MetroNews

“……In fact, the regime may not survive much longer. “News is increasingly leaking into the North through short-wave radio broadcasts and illegal international phone calls,” explains Tim Peters, a Seoul-based pastor who helps North Koreans escape. “Coming from a society … Continue reading

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South Koreans protest China’s repatriation of North Korean refugees:Washington Times

SEOUL — A new kind of high-profile demonstrator gathered in Seoul on Tuesday to protest China’s forced repatriation of North Korean defectors: South Korean film, TV and music stars who enjoy massive popularity in China. ………”There is fear in South Korea that … Continue reading

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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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Cry Freedom! HHK urges UK Parliament to enact policy changes related to North Korea’s religious persecution and protection of refugees in China

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…”Push factors for them (NK refugees) to risk everything and leave North Korea are growing, just as the barriers to their exit are being strengthened,” Peters says.(Christian Science Monitor)2011.07.29

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