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2017-11-13 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK LAUNCHES ROBERT COLLINS’ FROM CRADLE TO GRAVE
2017-10-25 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK LAUNCHES DAVID HAWK’S THE PARALLEL GULAG
2017-10-10 PRESS RELEASE: UN COMMISSION OF INQUIRY REPORT ON NORTH KOREA CHINESE PAGE NOW AVAILABLE ​ 新闻稿:联合国调查委员会-北韩报告总结,维基百科中文页面更新完毕
2017-08-31 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK PUBLICATION QUOTED IN REPORT OF THE UN SECRETARY-GENERAL ON THE SITUATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN THE DPRK
2017-08-16 HRNK PRESS RELEASE: HELP HRNK LIGHT UP TIMES SQUARE FOR NORTH KOREANS
2017-07-01 HRNK NEWSLETTER: April–June 2017
2017-06-20 HRNK Statement on the Passing of Otto Warmbier
2017-04-18 HRNK NEWSLETTER: January–March 2017
2017-01-06 HRNK NEWSLETTER: Fall/Winter 2016
2016-11-29 HRNK and AllSource Analysis Launch New Satellite Imagery Report on North Korea’s Political Prison Camp No. 25
2016-09-16 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK & AllSource Analysis Produce Rapid Assessment of Flooding at Kyo-hwa-so No. 12
2016-08-31 HRNK NEWSLETTER: Summer 2016
2016-08-30 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK and AllSource Analysis Launch Report Based on Satellite Imagery of North Korea’s Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jongo-ri
2016-05-26 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK LAUNCHES GULAG, INC.: THE USE OF FORCED LABOR IN NORTH KOREA’S EXPORT INDUSTRIES
2016-03-17 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK & AllSource Launch Report Based on Satellite Imagery of North Korea’s Ch’oma-bong Restricted Area
2016-03-10 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK Endorses Eugene Bell Foundation Call for Continued TB Assistance to North Korea
2016-02-29 PRESS RELEASE: UN COMMISSION OF INQUIRY REPORT ON NORTH KOREA ADDED TO WIKIPEDIA
2016-02-08 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK LAUNCHES PYONGYANG REPUBLIC: NORTH KOREA’S CAPITAL OF HUMAN RIGHTS DENIAL BY ROBERT COLLINS North Korean E
2015-12-15 New HRNK and AllSource Report on North Korea's Camp 16: Prisoner Population Likely Increased
2015-11-30 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK and AllSource Launch Report Based on Satellite Imagery of North Korea’s Political Prison Camp No. 14
2015-11-24 #GivingTuesday with HRNK
2015-10-30 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK LAUNCHES NORTH KOREAN HOUSE OF CARDS: LEADERSHIP DYNAMICS UNDER KIM JONG-UN BY KEN E. GAUSE
2015-09-17 PRESS RELEASE: NORTH KOREA EXPANDING DETENTION OF WOMEN: REPORT
2015-07-20 Open Letter to U.S. Congressmen Conyers and Rangel Addressing North Korea Engagement and Human Rights
2015-04-26 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK Releases New Report: Arsenal of Terror— North Korea, State Sponsor of Terrorism
2014-12-23 No “Interview?” Rest Assured There Is Plenty to Watch and Read about North Korea
2014-12-10 ON HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, ALLSOURCE ANALYSIS (ASA) AND HRNK PARTNER TO MONITOR NORTH KOREAN POLITICAL PRISONS
2014-11-11 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK, JBI and NGO Consortium Call on UN Member States to Adopt UNGA Draft Resolution on North Korea
2014-10-29 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK and JBI Call For Deeds, not Words from North Korea; Seek a Strong General Assembly Resolution
2014-07-02 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK calls upon China's President while in Seoul to announce a halt to forced repatriations of North Korean refug
2014-06-05 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK and AllSource Analysis Update Report Based on Satellite Imagery of North Korea’s Political Prison Camp No.
2014-04-15 PRESS RELEASE: Illicit: North Korea’s Evolving Operations to Earn Hard Currency
2014-02-16 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK Welcomes the Report by the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) on North Korean Human Rights
2013-12-11 HRNK Mourns the Loss of HRNK Board Member Richard Williamson
2013-11-06 PRESS RELEASE: FORUM ON NORTH KOREA’S HIDDEN GULAG
2013-11-02 PRESS RELEASE: The Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center and the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) to Host
2013-08-26 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK Launches New Report: North Korea’s Hidden Gulag: Interpreting Reports of Changes in the Prison Camps
2013-06-04 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK Calls on President Obama to Raise with President Xi Jinping of China the Protection of North Korean Refugees
2013-04-03 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK-FLETCHER SCHOOL-LANTOS FOUNDATION FORUM ADDRESSES HUMAN RIGHTS IN KIM JONG-UN’S NORTH KOREA
2013-02-25 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK and DigitalGlobe Launch Report based on Satellite Imagery of North Korea’s Political Prison Camp No. 25
2012-10-24 PRESS RELEASE: HRNK and DigitalGlobe Launch Report Based on Satellite Imagery of North Korea's Political Prison Camp No. 22
2012-10-12 PRESS RELEASE: North Korea’s Political Prison Camp System and the Plight of North Korean Refugees: A Call for Action
2012-07-19 Coercion, Control, Surveillance, and Punishment: An Examination of the North Korean Police State
2012-07-19 PRESS RELEASE: Coercion, Control, Surveillance, and Punishment
2012-06-06 PRESS RELEASE: Marked for Life: Songbun, North Korea's Social Classification System
2012-04-10 PRESS RELEASE: Hidden Gulag Second Edition
From Cradle to Grave: The Path of North Korean Innocents
Robert Collins and Amanda Mortwedt Oh
Nov 13, 2017

This paper draws on existing research and Robert Collins’ previous work to explain the ideological basis and institutional structure of the Kim regime’s rule of terror, with an emphasis on the political prison camps. It is intended to provide a brief overview of how North Korea’s party-state controls every individual’s life from the cradle to the grave through relentless indoctrinat

The Parallel Gulag: North Korea's
David Hawk with Amanda Mortwedt Oh
Oct 26, 2017

In this book, David Hawk provides never-before-seen imagery of labor re-education camps, both suspected and confirmed. He reveals a parallel network of prisons controlled by the DPRK’s Ministry of People’s Security (An-jeon-bu). These revelations suggest the imposition of degrees of suffering even more pervasive than the UN COI described in 2014. Although these labor camps might be described as

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 Hamgyŏng-bukto, North Korea. Thousands of political prisoners are held in this re-education prison labor camp together with common offenders.