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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 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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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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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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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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Forced Repatriation of NK Refugees discussed by Tim Peters at the invitation of the Henry Jackson Society, All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea and CSW in London

All Party ParliamentaryGroup on North Korea ‘China’s Policy of Forced Repatriation of North Korean Refugees and Implications for International Law’ Tim Peters Founder, Helping Hands Korea 5 – 6pm, Tuesday 19th June 2012 Room U, Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW … 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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Charity founder calls for more help for ‘second wave’ of orphans in China:Korea Herald Daily Newspaper

Helping Hands Needed for N.K. kids Charity founder calls for more help for ‘second wave’ of orphans in China He was only 11 years old, but he was already fending, rather unsuccessfully, for himself. Separated from his North Korean mother … Continue reading

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“Helping orphans find secure refuge in China”–JoongAng Daily News in partnership with IHT

An 11-year-old North Korean boy living alone a half-demolished home in China was found nearly dead from food poisoning after eating food found in the garbage. His refugee mother was arrested by Chinese authorities and returned to North Korea, and … Continue reading

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