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    My Study Abroad Experience in San Francisco by Joo Yang

    It’s already been a month since I came to the U.S. However, it feels like I’ve been here for many more months. I’m trying to experience and learn as much as possible within the fo...

  • Children help fix potholes in a rural road in North Hamgyong province | Photo: David Guttenfelder/AP

    NK NEWS BRIEF | Oct 30, 2014

    UN SR Darusman met NKorean diplomats twice to discuss a potential investigatory visit to NK and PY’s demand for the removal of language in the UNGA resolution calling for an ICC refer...

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    North Korean Refugee Stories: Meet Ae Chan

    After Ae Chan’s mother escaped North Korea, she was sold as a bride to a Chinese-Korean man. It was through this marriage that Ae Chan was born....

  • Defector Kim Hye-sook speaking at a UN side event, attended by NKorean diplomats, about her 28 years in a NK political prison camp | Rappler

    NK NEWS BRIEF | Oct 23, 2014

    A raging wildfire that broke out on October 21st in Samjiyon County, Yangkang Province is said to have burned down KJI’s home on Mount Baekdu near Milyong, where PY claims KJI was bor...

  • Min_Sung_Feat

    Where Is He Now? A Conversation with Min Sung

    Min Sung is a sometimes shy, but gentle and generous person who has worked hard to achieve his dreams since resettling in South Korea. We had the opportunity to meet with him last month...

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    Fundraiser Spotlight: Take a Page from Bethany’s Book

    As you know, we're in full force on our fall campaign, but we wanted to take a moment to focus on one of our incredible fundraisers—Bethany!...

  • NKorean supporters at the Incheon Asian Games mens’ freestyle wrestling, where Jong Hak-jin won gold. | Kin Cheung, AP

    NK NEWS BRIEF | Oct 15, 2014

    On Oct 15th, the first high-level military talks in seven years were held at Panmunjom but ended without any breakthrough. According to ROK MOD, PY demanded Seoul "ban its ships from en...

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    North Korean Refugee Stories: Meet Ga Won

    As a young adult, she never experienced the hardships of the famine because she was in the military and was always given enough to eat. It was only after she was discharged that her lif...

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    Where Is She Now? A Conversation with Hye Won

    Over the next couple months, we'll be visiting with several of our North Korean friends to get updates on their lives since they've resettled, which will be published on the blog. For t...

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