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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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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

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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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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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HHK Media Commentary:How Pyongyang Will Likely Sidestep New US/UN Sanctions

North Korea to Offset US Sanctions by Exporting More Workers Abroad © AP Photo/ Wong Maye-E POLITICS 06:58 21.02.2016(updated 11:25 21.02.2016) Get short URL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will likely send more citizens to work abroad to offset financial losses inflicted by the new US economic sanctions, Christian … Continue reading

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Arirang TV Interviews Tim to explore HHK’s projects that meet urgent human rights needs of North Korean children & refugees

As part of its Children’s Day coverage, Arirang TV invited Helping Hands Korea’s (HHK) director Tim Peters in for a KOREA TODAY  interview on the plight of North Korean children on both sides of DPRK’s borders and a glimpse 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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L.A.Times:American Missionary has his eyes trained on North Korea

Reporting from Seoul: It’s well after dark and Tim Peters leans forward to tell a story about poverty and North Korea. He’s surrounded by a dozen people at a gathering with the cozy atmosphere of a community college night class, the … 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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