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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 »


NHRCK release North Korea Human Rights Infringement Case Study

Inhoe Jeong May 7, 2012

  The National Human Right Commission of Korea (NHRCK) announced the release of  North Korea’s infringement of human right case study in April. The case study is a compilation of cases that have been reported to NHRCK’s North Korea Human Right Infringement Report Center since March 15th of last year. NHRCK have been operating the… Continue Reading »


Serious Infringes on Human Rights of North Korean Defectors Sent Back

Sodam Kim March 16, 2012

North Korean defectors testified about severe tortures in North Korean concentration camps. Inmates suffer from various corporal punishments depicted in the picture above. Added to these, pregnant women are forced to abort. Drugs were injected into their bellies-babies survived were put to death. Starvation is also a common thing. Their sandyish meal consists of mainly… Continue Reading »


North Korea condemns NHRCK Again

Moonhee Kim March 4, 2011

The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea’s (DPRK) online propaganda toward South Korea, uriminzokkiri (Only between Korean Peoples), condemned the vote for the installation of the Special Committee on North Korean Human Rights by the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK). The NHRCK held their annual first plenary meeting on Jan. 10th and decided to… Continue Reading »

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