South Korean Human Rights Monitor



North Korean Defector Kwangho Kim’s Family Safely Returned to South Korea

Somin Kim August 23, 2013

North Korean Defector Kwangho Kim, his wife, and his one-year-old daughter who were detained in China safely returned to South Korea. Mr. Kim defected from North Korea in 2009 with his wife, but went back with his family after attaining South Korean citizenship. The family appeared on Chosun Joongang TV (a North Korean broadcasting network)… Continue Reading »


‘Responsibility to Protect’ and North Korean Human Rights Act

JiEun Lee July 25, 2012

The UN Security Council’s resolution against the Syrian regime has been vetoed by Russia and China, and negotiations have fallen into a stalemate. So far, an estimated 13,500 people have been slaughtered by the regime as the bloodshed and the violation of human rights worsens day by day. In supporting the citizens fighting against a… Continue Reading »


Repatriation of North Korean Defectors in China, S. Korean Movement

Soo Yon Suh February 20, 2012

  Hundreds gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy in Seoul, South Korea in protest of the repatriation threat of 30 some North Korea defectors being detained in China. Many North Korean defectors en route through China to most times countries in Southeast Asia before defecting to South Korea. These recent mass captures of defectors… Continue Reading »

Login to your account

Can't remember your Password ?

Register for this site!