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UN Human Rights Envoy Visiting S.Korea 
Date : November 21, 2011
U.N. human rights envoy on North Korea Marzuki Darusman is in South Korea to collect information to prepare a report for submission to the U.N. Human Rights Council and the General Assembly. Source: KBS World
UN to Help Repatriate S.Korean Family from N. Korea 
Date : November 21, 2011
U.N. human rights agencies have pledged to try and help secure the repatriation of Sin Suk-ja and her daughters who are believed to be detained at a political prison camp in North Korea. Source: KBS World
Nothing Compared to Their Suffering - Daughter of Tongyeong 
Date : November 21, 2011
The chief of the movement to rescue Shin Suk Ja and her children, Choi Hong Jae of North-South Youth Action, will launch a 680km trek to raise awareness of the plight of Shin Suk Ja in Tongyeong on the south coast of South Korea. Source: The Daily NK
Trek for Tongyeong Launched 
Date : November 21, 2011
Standing before the statue of Admiral Yi Sun Shin at the heart of Gwanhwamun Plaza today, the organizers of the ongoing campaign to save the Daughter of Tongyeong, Shin Suk Ja and her two children held aloft a banner today proclaiming ‘We Command Kim Jong Il! Release the Daughter of Tongyeong Immediately!’ to launch a 680km nationwide awareness-raising trek. Source: The Daily NK
Family imprisoned, Oh pleads for help in D.C. 
Date : November 21, 2011
WASHINGTON - For years, Oh Kil-nam, 69, has been on a campaign to rescue his wife and two daughters from a North Korean prison camp. On Monday, the South Korean went to Capitol Hill in Washington to make a special appeal at the eighth general meeting of the International Parliamentarians’ Coalition for North Korean Refugees and Human Rights. Source: Joongang Daily
UN official on N.Korean human rights in Seoul due Sunday 
Date : November 21, 2011
"In a six-day visit to South Korea, Darusman will speak to Shin’s husband Oh Kil-nam on domestic and overseas campaigns to save Shin and her daughters, said the International Coalition to Stop Crimes against Humanity in North Korea on Thursday" Source: Dong-A Ilbo
Announcement of the "Trek for Tongyeong" 
Date : November 17, 2011
"With the movement to save Shin Suk Ja and her two daughters having spread from civil society to the South Korean government and the UN, some members of the movement are now preparing to launch a trek from Tongyeong to Imjingak on the inter-Korean border to spread the word even further." Source: The Daily NK
Oh Kil Nam in US. Seeking International Support 
Date : November 15, 2011
Dr. Oh was in Washington D.C. today, taking part in the International Parliamentarians' Coalition for North Korean Refugees and Human Rights. He is seeking to raise awareness, and enlist the help of legislators from around the world in his attempt to free his wife and daughters from their North Korean prison. Source: Yonhap News
Oh Kil Nam interviewed by German Newspaper 
Date : November 4, 2011
Coverage of Oh Kil Nam’s story; his entry in to North Korea, how he defected and his subsequent fight to reunite his family. Also discusses the conditions of Yoduk prison camp, sourcing Kim Tae-jin of ICNK member organisation “Free NK Gulag”. Oh Kil Nam and his family’s plight is currently the focus of the Daughter of Tongyeong Rescue Campaign, supported by ICNK. Source: Welt Language: German.
The Daughter of Tongyeong Rescue Campaign petition 
Date : October 31, 2011
Discusses the goals of the ‘one million postcard petition’ as an international movement. Source: The Daily NK
INCK and the Daughter of Tongyeong Rescue Campaign 
Date : October 31, 2011
Coverage of the campaign’s event in Cheonggyecheon Plaza, Seoul, its goals, and ICNK’s role within it. Source: The Daily NK
EU Lawmakers Press S. Korean National Assembly on NK Human Rights 
Date : October 17, 2011
17.10.2011 - Discusses members of the European Parliament’s role in letter writing campaigns, the significance of NK human rights issues and the inauguration of the ICNK.   Source: Chosun Ilbo
Christian Solidarity Worldwide and ICNK collaborate on 'Global Day of Actio... 
Date : October 17, 2011
6.10.2011 - CSW discusses its involvement with ICNK and the 'Global Day of Action', explaining the role of ICNK and why it is so important.   Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide
ICNK To Have Role Fighting North Korean Abduction. 
Date : October 13, 2011
13.10.2011- Covers the Inaugural Conference of the ICNK. Focuses on how the ICNK will work to help fight North Korea's abduction of citizens of other countires. Specifically notes Mr. Charles Jenkin's testimony as particular inspiration.   Source: Sankei Shimbum Language: Japanese
Stories From Inside NK Prison Camps 
Date : October 13, 2011
13.10.2011- Gives a detailed report of the stories from survivors of North Korean prison camps. Focuses on the stories of former North Korean prisoners Kim Tae Jin, and Jung Gwang Il.   Source: Sankei Shinbum Language: Japanese
 
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