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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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  • Thursday, 7/12 to Monday, 7/16: Insadong Exhibition on North Korea What:  “The Reality of North Korea as Seen Through Photos, Video, and Refugee Testimony,” organized by NKnet When: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday Where: Seoho Gallery in Insadong (Anguk Station exit 6, map) Language: […]

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  • What: Fundraising party Where: Cafe Gallery Golmok in Itaewon When: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. RSVP: Facebook event page Come out for a fun night of live hip-hop, R&B and reggae, featuring some of Seoul’s hottest and most talented performers, all in support of freedom and human rights. DJ Marlie from New York will be […]

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  • Saturday, June 23: Semiweekly JFNK volunteer meeting What: Working meeting to discuss summer projects Where: JFNK office in Insadong (map) When: 12 p.m. RSVP: bredalund@gmail.com Sunday, June 24: Book talk with Krys Lee, author of Drifting House What: 10 Magazine Book Club meeting Where: Cafe Bene in Itaewon When: 2 p.m. More info: Click here. […]

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