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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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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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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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Poetic (or comic) Justice:Defector activists in the South gird for epic balloon ‘DVD drop’ of the “The Interview” over North Korea!–Hollywood Reporter

As HHK asserted as early as December 10th, blame for the egregiously criminal SONY hack has now officially been laid by the US government at the feet of the North Korean regime. Although distribution of the movie spoof on Kim … Continue reading

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SONY Hack & Brutal Threats Put North Korea’s Mafia-like Intimidation Tactics on Full Display

North Korea calls new Seth Rogen film, The Interview, an \’act of war\’ With the recent hacking attack on SONY Pictures Entertainment, the free world has most likely been given a unique glimpse into the level of intimidation and Mafia … Continue reading

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