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Album Title: North Korea's Gulag: Addressing an Ongoing Humanitarian Emergency
Date: April 24, 2017
Location: George Washington University Betts Theater, Marvin Center, 800 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC
Description:

On April 24, 2017, HRNK co-hosted "North Korea's Gulag: Addressing an Ongoing Humanitarian Emergency" with GWU THiNK and the North Korea Freedom Coalition. This event was the first event during North Korea Freedom Week. 

Agenda: 

1:00–1:05 p.m. | Welcoming Remarks
Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, HRNK
Jason West, Graduate President, GW THiNK

1:05–1:15 p.m. | Opening Remarks
Suzanne Scholte, Chair, NKFC and Co-Vice-Chair, HRNK

1:15–2:25 p.m. | Witness Panel 
Moderator: Suzanne Scholte, Chair, NKFC and Co-Vice-Chair, HRNK
Hu Kang-il, Former North Korean Elite

Lim Hye-jin, Former North Korean political prison camp guard

2:25–2:45 p.m. | Satellite Imagery Update
Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, HRNK
Rosa Park, Director of Programs and Editor, HRNK

2:45–4:00 p.m. | Expert Panel 
Moderator: Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director, HRNK
Roberta Cohen, Co-Chair Emeritus, HRNK
Nicholas Eberstadt, Henry Wendt Chair, AEI and Board Member, HRNK
Anthony Ruggiero, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies

 

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Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., Greg Scarlatoiu, Amanda Mortwedt Oh, an
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This report is part of a comprehensive long-term project undertaken by HRNK to use satellite imagery to shed light on human suffering in North Korea by monitoring activity at prison facilities throughout the nation. This study details activity observed during the past 15 years at a prison facility identified by escapees and researchers as “Kyo-hwa-so No. 4, Kangdong” (39.008838° 126.153277°) and endeavors to establish a preliminary baseline report of the facility.