Tag Archives: human rights abuses

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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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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ICNK coalition member, HHK lauds UN scrutiny of rampant North Korean human rights abuses: COI is established

ICNK (21.03.2013) – The International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity in North Korea (ICNK) today welcomes the establishment of a special, three-person UN Commission of Inquiry to examine rights abuses in North Korea by the UN Human Rights Council … Continue reading

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NK Net’s Magazine Interview with HHK’s Founder & Christian Activist,Tim Peters

The following wide-ranging interview by reporter, Kim So Yeol, with Christian  activist Tim Peters, founder of Helping Hands Korea and long-term advocate for North Korean  Human Rights,  was conducted last month for an article that appeared in the February 2013 … Continue reading

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Escape from North Korea:The Untold Story of Asia’s Underground Railroad

Helping Hands Korea is profiled extensively in Melanie Kirkpatrick’s much heralded account of the network of volunteers, many of them Christian activists, that has  sought to fill the vacuum created by governments and well-funded international agencies that have chosen to … 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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PBS on Helping Hands Korea and North Korean Refugees

Watch North Korea Refugees on PBS. See more from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly. What’s wrong with this picture? 50 miles north of here is possibly the worst human rights situation, including Christian persecution, in the entire world, and here we … Continue reading

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“UN flags at half-mast to mark Kim’s funeral”—AFP

What’s wrong with this picture????? “Today should be a time for the UN to show solidarity with the victims — the millions of North Koreans brutalized by Kim’s merciless policies of starvation and oppression — and not with the perpetrators.”—UN Watch … Continue reading

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Canadian Broadcasting Co.(CBC) interviews Tim:the plight of NK refugees with Kim Jong Un now at the helm of state

NORTH KOREA DEFECTORS. That’s coming up on CBC’s As It Happens.  http://www.cbc.ca/video/news/audioplayer.html?clipid=2181337785 The images are as bizarre as they are rare. Today, North Koreans buried their Dear Leader, and the funeral was broadcast to the world via that country’s state television. However … Continue reading

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North Korean’s tale of isolation, fear (CNN)

CNN’s Stan Grant has rare access to one man who tells his story of terror, starvation, and spies in isolated North Korea. WATCH: North Korean\’s tale of isolation and fear

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