Event: Stepping Stones 징검다리

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea will host Stepping Stones on October 24th at 17:15 in Committee Room 20, the Houses of Parliament. Stepping Stones primarily seeks to ameliorate the conditions of political prisons in North Korea, improve North Korean women’s rights, and put an end to the forcible repatriation of North Korean refugees. The …

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Update: Change of Venue for 2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights

Owing to the pre-election parliamentary recess, the 2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights has changed venues. The Symposium will now take place at Central Hall Westminster (not the Houses of Parliament) from 10:00-18:00 on 18th May 2017. Located directly opposite Westminster Abbey, Central Hall Westminster is a short walk from two underground stations: Westminster (exit 6) or …

2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights

2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights On May 18th 2017, the National Human Rights Commission of Korea and the European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea will co-host the 2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights at Central Hall Westminster (not the Houses of Parliament). Due to the upcoming UK general election, …

Event: The Indoctrination of Children and Incitement to Hate

A North Korean human rights activist and escapee, with direct experience of indoctrination, will speak about the indoctrination of children and incitement to hate in North Korean schools. The meeting will take place at 16:00 in Committee Room 4, the Houses of Parliament, on Wednesday March 22nd. Attendance is free and open to the public. The …

Event: While They Watched

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea will host a screening of the documentary film 'While They Watched' on November 17th at 17:00 in Committee Room 17, the Houses of Parliament. Using interviews, archival and observational footage, Director Jake J. Smith's film draws on the power of hindsight and stories from former North Korean gulag …

Event: Exiled North Korean Activism

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea will hold two presentations on November 8th at 17:00 in Committee Room 21, the Houses of Parliament. First, in partnership with the European Alliance for Human Rights in North Korea, the South Korea-based National Students' Council of North Korean Human Rights will address the Group. Consisting of 32 …

Event: North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society

Jieun Baek, a Ph.D. candidate in Public Policy at the University of Oxford, will address the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea on November 2nd at 17:00 in Committee Room 11, the Houses of Parliament. Jieun Baek is the author of North Korea’s Hidden Revolution: How the Information Underground is Transforming a Closed Society (which will …