Tag Archives: Catacombs

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

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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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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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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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Published Urgent Appeal to Pope Francis by HHK:Need to Spotlight Suffering & Rights Abuses in North Korea!

An Appeal to Pope Francis: Address the Widespread Suffering and Human Rights Abuses in North Korea! (Read in Korean from the Dailian online news site:) Francis of Assisi of the 13th century, in his deliberate choice of poverty, his care … Continue reading

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HHK Director Tim Peters sounds off in the New York Post on the worsening plight of North Koreans and defectors under Kim Jong Un

Life inside the surreal, cruel & sheltered North Korea By Maureen Callahan January 11, 2014 | 2:28pm North Koreans clean up in front of one of the 34,000 statues of Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il, while grandson … Continue reading

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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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