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Album Title: George W. Bush Institute Visit by HRNK and Inside North Korea
Date: October 22, 2013
Location: George W. Bush Presidential Center
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On Wednesday, October 23, HRNK's executive director Greg Scarlatoiu, Mr. Thomas Barker (Foley Hoag LLP, Inside North Korea) and Mr. Henry Song (Inside North Korea) accompanied Shin Dong-hyuk, the hero of "Escape from Camp 14," and Blaine Harden, the book author, on a visit to the George W. Bush Presidential Center. The visit was the second HRNK - Inside North Korea joint endeavor, after a trip to Panmunjom, South Korea in August.
 
The delegation spent more than an with former President George W. Bush discussing the current state of human rights in North Korea and Shin Dong-hyuk‘s experience growing up in the gulag.
 
After the meeting, Shin Dong-hyuk participated in an interview for the Bush Center’s Freedom Collection project. Sign up here to be notified when Shin’s interview is posted. The delegation also visited the Presidential Library and Museum and met with staff members. In the evening, Mr. Shin gave a keynote speech, addressing a mainly Korean American audience, at a meeting organized by the National Unification Advisory Council (NUAC).

 

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