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HRNK Quoted 8 times in the 2017 U.S. State Department Report
April 20, 2018


Dear Colleague,

Today, on April 20, 2018, the U.S. State Department released its 2017 Annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.  

Please find the link to the Country Report on Human Rights Practices for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea enclosed below:

http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/humanrightsreport/index.htm?year=2017&dlid=277089

HRNK is mentioned five times by name and eight of our reports are quoted:

  1. North Korea's Camp No. 22 - Update (Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. and Andy Dinville, 2012)
  2. Imagery Analysis of Camp 15 “Yodŏk” Closure of the “Revolutionizing Zone” (Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Andy Dinville, and Mike Eley, 2015)
  3. North Korea: Kyohwaso No. 12, Jongori (Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. and Mike Eley, 2016)
  4. The Hidden Gulag IV: Gender Repression and Prisoner Disappearances (David Hawk, 2015)
  5. North Korea: Flooding at Kyohwaso No. 12, Jongori (Greg Scarlatoiu and Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., 2016)
  6. Gulag, Inc.: The Use of Forced Labor in North Korea's Export Industries (Kim Kwang-jin, 2016)
  7. North Korea: Imagery Analysis of Camp 15 (Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Andy Dinville, and Mike Eley, 2015)
  8. North Korea's Hidden Gulag: Interpreting Reports of Changes in the Prison Camps (David Hawk, 2013)

While sharing this most encouraging news with you, we wish to thank you for your support.

Sincerely,

The HRNK Team

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