Monthly Archives: August 2012

  • Monday, Sept. 3: NK HR Month Opening Ceremony (NKnet) When: 2-4 p.m. Where: National Assembly Memorial Hall (National Assembly Station on Line 9) What: Performances, activities and presenting of NK HR award. RSVP Thursday, Sept. 6: Global Campaign at Chinese Embassies and Consulates When: 12 p.m. Where: Chinese Embassy in Seoul (Gyeongbokgung Station on Line […]

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  • Come out to the JFNK 2012 Fall Fundraiser for what promises to be a fun-filled night, complete with a DJ spinning dance music and live performances! **There is NO cover charge!** And you can buy raffle tickets to be entered win free bottles, courtesy of JR Pub. 1st place: Gets to pick 2 bottles 2nd […]

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  • Original article By Mok Yong Jae [2012-08-01 14:21 ] As China is officially denying the use of torture against Kim Young Hwan, researcher for Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights (NKnet), it has been confirmed that other human rights activists in China were tortured. Peter Jung, Director of Justice for North Korea, who […]

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  • Original article By Kang Hyun-kyung Calls are mounting for the government to send a stern message to China that any abuse against hundreds of Koreans serving prison sentences there are not be acceptable. The concern about Korean detainees was raised after freed activist Kim Young-hwan disclosed his suffering at a detention center in the northeastern […]

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  • Original article (JFNK Director Peter Jung is pictured next to Lee Kyu-ho, in a photo that appeared on the front page of The Korea Herald on Aug. 1, 2012.)

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  • Saturday, Aug. 4: Benefit Concert for North Korean Children What: Asia Philharmonic performing Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 When: 8 p.m. Where: Yonsei University Open Air Theater More info Tuesday, Aug. 21: International Conference on Refugee Rights What: Conference on refugee rights in Korea, featuring the chairman of the National Human Rights Commission When: 9:30 a.m. […]

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