Tag Archives: North Korean refugees

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

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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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‘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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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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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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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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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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Canadian National Broadcasting interviews Tim on HHK’s care of children of North Korean refugee women in China

CBC’s Anna Maria Tremonti follows up her interview with Shin Dong-hyuk, about whom the new best-selling book Escape from Camp 14 was written, by interviewing Tim on the rampant trafficking of North Korean women in China and HHK’s care for … Continue reading

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Foreign Policy(Jan-Feb)-“Preaching the Gospel in the Hermit Kingdom–Can Christian evangelicals save North Korea?”

The mission strategy of HHK/Catacombs to reach North Korean refugees is outlined by Tim in this issue written by Isaac Stone Fish, which gives an overview of various mission approaches to the extraordinarily difficult field of the great Christian persecutor, the … Continue reading

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