human rights

Chingusai: Fighting Seoul City Hall for Gay Human Rights

An Interview with Chingusai General Secretary Lee Jeong Geol By Dae Han Song* | February 26, 2015 Dae-Han Song visited the offices of Chingusai (“Between

Making History: Solidarity Against Disability Discrimination in South Korea

  And Happiness for All: An Interview with Kyung-Seok Park By Dae-han Song* | January 4, 2015 Interpretation by Jeong Eun Hwang On October 3,

Will Fight a Thousand Times Over:
The Power of a Mother

Making History: Minkahyup (Association of Families of those Fighting for Democratization) By Dae-han Song and Stephanie Park | December 23, 2014 Interpretation by Jeong Eun

DPRK Human Rights Briefing at U.N. Challenges U.S. Unending War Strategy

By Ronda Hauben* | November 4, 2014 [Originally published in taz.blogs, October 14, 2014] The briefing held at the United Nations by the Democratic People’s

Human Rights: When North Korea Speaks,
Part 1

Editors note: Human rights have all too often served less as a neutral vocabulary to describe North Korea’s conditions than as an instrument of power

On the Sixty-First Anniversary of the Korean War Armistice: Democracy’s Retreat in South Korea

Dennis J. Kucinich | August 9, 2014 Originally published in Kyunghyang Shinmun On July 27, 2014, the 61st anniversary of the signing of the Korean

Breathless in North Korea

By Christine Ahn* | April 13, 2014 [Originally published in Foreign Policy In Focus, April 1, 2014] For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of

KPI Board member Christine Hong and North Korea Human Rights

John R. Eperjesi’s article in Huffpost cites the Critical Asian Studies Journal thematic issue on North Korean Human Rights, edited by Christine Hong and Hazel

War by Other Means: The Violence of North Korean Human Rights

By Christine Hong | March 31, 2014 (Originally published in the Asia-Pacific Journal Vol 12, Issue 13, No. 2) Abstract:  This essay offers a historicized