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Album Title: North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead
Date: February 17, 2015
Location: Center for Strategic and International Studies 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington D.C. 20036 Second Floor Conference Center
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On February 17, 2015, HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute co-hosted an unprecedent conference to celebrate the one year anniversary of the UN Commission of Inquiry report. We were delighted to have a distinugished assembly of speakers including: Justice Michael Kirby, Special Rapporteur Marzuki Darusman, Commissioner Sonja Biserko, Ambassador Robert King, Ambassador Jung-Hoon Lee, Former Governor Moon Soo Kim, Ambassador Kurt Campbell, Gap-Je Cho, Victor Cha, and Amanda Schnetzer.

February 17, 2015
Opening ceremony of "North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead," co-sponsored by HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute. Video courtesy of CSIS. 
February 17, 2015
Panel 1 of "North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead," co-sponsored by HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute. Video courtesy of CSIS. 
February 17, 2015
Panel 2 of "North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead" co-sponsored by HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute. Video courtesy of CSIS. 
February 17, 2015
Luncheon at "North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead," co-sponsored by HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute. Video courtesy of CSIS. 
February 17, 2015
Testimonies at "North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead," co-sponsored by HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute. Video courtesy of CSIS. 
February 17, 2015
Panel 3 at "North Korean Human Rights: The Road Ahead," co-sponsored by HRNK, CSIS, YCHL, and the Bush Institute. Video courtesy of CSIS. 
North Korea’s Long-term Prison-Labor Facility Kyo-hwa-so No. 8, Sŭngho-ri (승호리) - Update
Joseph S. Bermudez, Jr., Greg Scarlatoiu, Amanda M. Oh, & Rosa P
Jul 22, 2021

"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-

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

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