|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
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