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HRW-Japan’s Backing of UN Inquiry Gives Hope 
Date : January 26, 2013
(Tokyo) – Japan’s official decision to support the establishment of a new United Nations inquiry mechanism on human rights violations in North Korea is an importan…
UK Parliamentarians Call for UN Commission of Inquiry 
Date : January 24, 2013
Members of the House of Lords debated the security, humanitarian and human rights situation in North Korea yesterday, and called on the United Kingdom to support proposal…
Ignoring North Korea’s Gulags 
Date : January 23, 2013
Jared Genser is an attorney and serves as pro bono counsel to the International Coalition to Stop Crimes Against Humanity in North Korea.   As Americans celebrate…
UK Should Lead the Way on North Korea: Accountability, Information, Critical Eng... 
Date : January 23, 2013
By Ben Rogers   Two events took place yesterday which have the potential to contribute to making our world a better place. One was President Barack Obama’s inaugu…
Freedom House Release Freedom in the World 2013 
Date : January 19, 2013
On the 16th, ICNK member organization Freedom House chose North Korea as the world's worst repressor of political and civil rights in their annual report, 'Freedom i…
HRNK Canada Calls for Establishment of a COI 
Date : January 17, 2013
On the 16th, an ICNK member organization, HRNK Canada, held a North Korean human rights forum entitled “Brutality beyond Belief” in Toronto, Canada.38 people participat…
CSW Welcomes UN High Commissioner's Support for Inquiry 
Date : January 16, 2013
NORTH KOREA: CSW WELCOMES UN HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS’ SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL INQUIRY UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navanethem Pillay, yester…
A United Nations Commission is Needed to Examine Human Rights Abuses in North Ko... 
Date : January 13, 2013
By John Sifton   Earlier this week, Google’s Chairman Eric Schmidt and United Nations Ambassador Bill Richardson raised eyebrows with a private visit to Pyongyan…
My Human Rights Wish-List 
Date : January 14, 2013
  By Benedict Rogers   In his superb article 'A Human Rights Wish-list for 2013', Jack Healey encouraged us to chose our own wish-list. I have taken up …
HRNK, DigitalGlobe Update Report on Camp No. 22 
Date : December 20, 2012
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) and DigitalGlobe have followed up their joint October publication of a report on Camp No.22 in North Korea with a rec…
NGOs Release Statements Criticizing Missile Launch 
Date : December 13, 2012
Various ICNK member organizations have released statements that criticize the North Korean regime's missile launch on the 12th.   The Association of Broadcasters f…
ICNK Members Hold Protest outside Chongryon 
Date : December 12, 2012
  Three NGOs held a protest in Japan against North Korea violations of human rights outside Chongryon (General Association of North Korean Residents in Japan) …
NKnet Researcher Receives Order of Merit 
Date : December 12, 2012
NKnet researcher, Kim Young Hwan, was awarded the Order of Merit from the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on December 10th. Mr. Kim received the award on the 64…
ICNK Members meet with Japanese Vice-minister 
Date : November 1, 2012
  On the 30th of October, a few member organizations of the ICNK along with other related groups visited the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Staff members…
HRNK Release Report on Camp No. 22 
Date : October 25, 2012
The Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK) and DigitalGlobe collaborated on a report released on Wednesday entitled 'North Korea's Camp No. 22.' This repo…
 
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