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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 PRESS RELEASE: Coercion, Control, Surveillance, and Punishment
2012-07-19 Coercion, Control, Surveillance, and Punishment: An Examination of the North Korean Police State
2012-06-06 PRESS RELEASE: Marked for Life: Songbun, North Korea's Social Classification System
2012-04-10 PRESS RELEASE: Hidden Gulag Second Edition
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Embargoed until 12:01 a.m. February 25, 2021.  South Africa’s Apartheid and North Korea’s Songbun: Parallels in Crimes against Humanity by Robert Collins underlines similarities between two systematically, deliberately, and thoroughly discriminatory repressive systems. This project began with expert testimony Collins submitted as part of a joint investigation and documentation project scrutinizing human rights violations committed at North Korea’s short-

North Korea's Chŭngsan No. 11 Detention Facility
Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., Greg Scarlatoiu, Amanda Oh, & Rosa Park
Dec 21, 2020

This report is part of a comprehensive long-term project undertaken by HRNK to use satellite imagery to shed light on human suffering in the DPRK (more commonly known as North Korea) by monitoring activity at political prison and detention facilities throughout the nation. This study endeavors to both establish a preliminary baseline report and detail activities observed during 2002–2020 at a detention facility variously identified by former prisoners and researchers as the “Chŭngsan No. 11

North Korea's Long-term Prison-Labor Facility Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jŏngŏ-ri - Update 3
Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., Greg Scarlatoiu, Amanda Oh, & Rosa Park
Sep 30, 2020

The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK), a non-governmental organization based in Washington, D.C., has launched a report entitled North Korea: Imagery Analysis of Kyo-hwa-so No. 12, Jŏngŏ-ri - Update 3. The report methodology comprises satellite imagery analysis and former prisoner testimony. This kyo-hwa-so detention facility was first featured in the September 2015 report The Hidden Gulag IV: Gender Repression and Prisoner Disappearances by David Hawk. HRNK re

THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2019.

THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019THE REPORT IS EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 AM FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2019. Lost Generation: The Health and Human Rights of North Korean Children, 1990–2018 is a nearly thirty-year study monitoring the health and human rights conditions of North Korean children. “Health” is defined by the World Health Organization as a “state of complete physical, mental, and social well being, and not merely the absence of dis

EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 A.M. EST WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019.