Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights

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The Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights, NKnet, "a Seoul-based nonprofit organization, was formed by a group of citizens who wish to alleviate the suffering of the people of North Korea and to realize universal values by promoting human rights and democracy in North Korea. we, NKnet, are all veterans of the pro-democracy campaign against military dictatorship in South Korea, some of us served years in prison for our leadership roles in activist student groups. While taking pride in the achievement of that struggle to establish democratic institutions in South Korea, we have publicly stated our regret for our mistaken view during the 1980s that North Korea represented the better economic and political system." [1]

"On Monday, January 16, [2006] the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea and the Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights (NKNet) held a press conference in Seoul, South Korea, to mark the release of the Korean-language translation of the Committee's report "Hunger and Human Rights: The Politics of Famine in North Korea."

"The report is co-authored by the Committee's researchers, Professor Stephan Haggard and Dr. Marcus Noland." [2]

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Web: http://nknet.org/eng

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References

  1. Background, Network for North Korean Democracy and Human Rights, accessed April 16, 2008.
  2. Events, U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea, accessed April 16, 2008.