Min Sung escaped North Korea in search of food, which was scarce in his hometown. After resettling, Min Sung began working in factories to become financially independent and adjust to South Korean society. He later joined LiNK’s Study Abroad & Career Development Program, where he improved his English skills and gained confidence in his interpersonal […]
After hearing about the outside world from smuggled foreign media, Geumju escaped North Korea in 2008 to see it for herself. She worked in a textile factory in China before finally making the journey to South Korea in 2010. Today, she studies business administration at a university in Seoul while attending an English learning institute. […]
Hye Won and her sister In Ae resettled in 2010 after escaping North Korea. Though they have faced challenges adjusting to life in South Korea, they are focused on their futures and making the most of their freedom. Hye Won attends one of the most prestigious universities in South Korea and participated in our Study […]
Bridge to North Korea was released in Fall 2013 along side the Bridge to North Korea campaign. North Korean refugees are building a bridge, empowering and connecting North Koreans to the rest of the world. Although the regime challenges the North Korean people, their potential was underestimated and is driving bottom up changes inside North […]
In June 2014, LiNK had our first Summit. More than 200 supporters gathered for a four-day movement that gave expert insight on the changes happening in North Korea. People from all over the world came together to share their stories, work together, and ultimately, show their support for the North Korean people.
The Reliance is a human network of individuals committed to seeing every North Korean refugee free. With almost a billion people connected through social networks today, our goal is to mobilize an online community of activists who we can rely on to achieve this goal. This video was used during LiNK’s 2011 campaign to increase […]
This video was released during the holiday season of 2012 as a way to gain support and donations. It highlights Danny, one of the first North Korean refugees LiNK rescued, and the reunification of his family. It gives a first hand look at how donations to LiNK are helping the North Korean people.
Shift was LiNK’s 2012 campaign. The goal of the campaign was to bring awareness to the challenges the North Korean people face and shift the way people discuss North Korea from the politics and regime to the people. Shift North Korea not only talks about the shift from politics to people that should occur in […]
TO: the North Korean People is LiNK’s campaign to gain and display the support for the North Korean people. It provides a new initiative to give you and millions of people around the world the opportunity to send a message of support to North Koreans both inside and outside the country.
This is the Fall 2014 campaign video used to raise over $450,000 for refugee rescues. It tells the stories of Yeonmi Park, Joseph Kim, and Joo Yang, three North Korean defectors that escaped with the help of LiNK. “We can’t do this alone. We need everyone to stand and face this problem with us, together.”