|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|
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.
1:00–1:05 p.m. | Welcoming Remarks
1:05–1:15 p.m. | Opening Remarks
1:15–2:25 p.m. | Witness Panel
Lim Hye-jin, Former North Korean political prison camp guard
2:25–2:45 p.m. | Satellite Imagery Update
2:45–4:00 p.m. | Expert Panel
"North Korea’s Long-term Prison-Labor Facility Kyo-hwa-so No. 8, Sŭngho-ri (승호리) - Update" is the latest report under a long-term project employing satellite imagery analysis and former political prisoner testimony to shed light on human suffering in North Korea's prison camps.
Human Rights in the Democratic Republic of Korea: The Role of the United Nations" is HRNK's 50th report in our 20-year history. This is even more meaningful as David Hawk's "Hidden Gulag" (2003) was the first report published by HRNK. In his latest report, Hawk details efforts by many UN member states and by the UN’s committees, projects and procedures to promote and protect human rights in the DPRK. The report highlights North Korea’s shifts in its approach
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-
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
EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 A.M. EST WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019.