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Album Title: U.S. Policy Toward North Korea: The Case for Instituting a More Effective Human Rights-Centric Approach
Date: October 27, 2015
Location: 1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Nitze Building, Kenney Auditorium,Washington, DC
Description:

Panel I: Human Rights in North Korea Today

Moderator: Greg Scarlatoiu (Executive Director, HRNK)

Panelists: 

  • Robert Herman (Vice President for Regional Programs, Freedom House)
  • Ambassador Lee Jung-Hoon (Ambassador for Human Rights, Republic of Korea)
  • Ambassador Robert King (Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Department of State)
  • John Sifton (Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch)
  • Grace Jo (North Korean Defector, NK in USA)

Panel III: Accountability for Human Rights Violations

Moderator: Roberta Cohen (Co-Chair Emeritus, HRNK & Non-Resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution)

Panelists: 

  • Param-Preet Singh (Senior Counsel, Human Rights Watch)
  • David Scheffer (Director, Center for International Human Rights at Northwestern University School of Law)
  • Morse Tan (Associate Professor of Law, Northern Illinois University College of Law)
  • David Tolbert (President, International Center for Transitional Justice)
October 27, 2015
Panel I: Human Rights in North Korea Today Moderator: Greg Scarlatoiu (Executive Director, HRNK) Panelists:  Robert Herman (Vice President for Regional Programs, Freedom House) Ambassador Lee Jung-Hoon (Ambassador for Human Rights, Republic of Korea) Ambassador Robert King (Special Envoy for North Korean Human Rights Issues, Department of State) John Sifton (Asia Advocacy Director, Human Rights Watch) Grace Jo (North Korean Defector, NK in USA)
North Korea Camp No. 25 Update 2
Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Andy Dinville, and Mike Eley
Nov 29, 2016

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 9.0px Helvetica; color: #3f5864} span.s1 {font: 5.0px Helvetica} As part of a joint undertaking with HRNK to use satellite imagery to shed light on human suffering in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, more commonly known as North Korea), AllSource Analysis has been monitoring activity at political prison facilities throughout North Korea. This report details activity observed during the past

North Korea: Flooding at Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jongo-ri
Greg Scarlatoiu and Joseph S. Bermudez Jr.
Sep 16, 2016

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), a non-governmental organization based in Washington, DC and AllSource Analysis, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, have conducted a satellite imagery-based rapid assessment of flood damage at Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jongo-ri in Hamgyo╠ćng-bukto, North Korea. Thousands of political prisoners are held in this re-education prison labor camp together with common offenders.

North Korea: Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jongo-ri
Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. and Mike Eley
Aug 30, 2016

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), a non-governmental organization based in Washington, D.C. and AllSource Analysis, a leading global provider of high-resolution earth imagery solutions, have launched a report entitled North Korea: Imagery Analysis of Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jongo-ri. Although the detention facility was featured in the September 2015 report The Hidden Gulag IV: Gender Repression and Prisoner Disappearances by David Hawk, this is the first HRNK/AllSource An

Gulag, Inc.: The Use of Forced Labor in North Korea's Export Industries
Kim Kwang-jin, HRNK Non-Resident Fellow
May 26, 2016

EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM EST THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2016 Coal, iron ore, copper, and other commodities constituting the bulk of North Korea’s exports are mined using forced and slave labor, according to a new 50-page report by the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK). Authored by Kim Kwang-jin, North Korean escapee and senior analyst currently residing in South Korea, Gulag, Inc.: The Use of Forced Labor in North Korea’s Export Industries is an exami