Violations of North Korean Women’s Human Rights Focus at the UN Commission on the Status of Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2017 New York, NY – The North Korean Freedom Coalition (NKFC) announced today that the grave human rights violations suffered by North Korean women will be addressed at a parallel event for the first time in the history of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (UN CSW). NKFC Vice Chair Rabbi Abraham Cooper,… Read more →

HRNK / NHRCK Expert Meeting: US and ROK Policy toward NKHR

AUDIO RECORDING   https://fccdl.in/Gr9uHfMQC 0:00 Greg Scarlatoiu 0:03 Sung-ho Lee 0:09 Hon. Michael Kirby 0:16 Hon. Scott Busby 0:30 Panel 1 1:39 Panel 2 2:49 Hon. Robert King 3:27 Closing *Please note that the opening remarks and first panel are a little hard to hear. The second panel, keynote address, and closing are higher quality. Also, the recording is only… Read more →

Cambodia – A Historical Precedent for North Korea?

North Korea is truly an enigma of the modern world. From its closed political and social system to the brutal and decades-old oppression of its people, one struggles to find a country of similar function and standing today. Indeed, North Korea has little to no parallel in the contemporary world – but that’s weren’t always this way. A quick survey… Read more →

Regime Change in North Korea: Fundamental Understandings and Endgame

April, 2016: Once more, North Korea finds itself in the international news cycle with threats of thermonuclear obliteration. Once more, experts, scholars, and enthusiasts alike muse about the anomaly that is the North Korean state and the circumstances that surround it. Inevitably, the discussion turns to the question of the endgame: how the North Korea situation could – or should… Read more →

Save North Korean Refugees Day 2015

Background: Ever since Kim Jong Eun came to power, his regime has worked aggressively to prevent North Koreans from escaping. The China-North Korea border is more dangerous today than ever before, which has made the cost of rescues grow astronomically along with a sharp decline in the number of refugees escaping. Complicit in the Kim regime’s reign of terror and… Read more →

COI Anniversary Conference: New Details, Same Problem

No doubt, the conference celebrating the one year anniversary of the UN COI Report was a valuable “state of affairs” gathering in terms of understanding the turbulent events of the past year. I do believe that I can say with confidence that any individuals who watched or attended the anniversary conference, hosted by CSIS, can scarcely argue that there was… Read more →