Save North Korean Refugees Day 2017

September 22, 2017

Please join us as we observe Save North Korean Refugees Day on Friday, September 22, 2017. There will be demonstrations, protests, letter deliveries, and more in cities around the world.

Please click here for a message from NKFC Chairman Suzanne Scholte with more information about how you can get involved.

SNKR Day 2016:

2016 Report
City and Country Reports
News Coverage
Full Report (PDF)

Statements on Otto Warmbier

Please see the following article by Chairman Suzanne Scholte on the passing of Otto Warmbier who was imprisoned in North Korea for 15 months.

Honor Otto Warmbier By Helping Liberate North Koreans

In addition, we’d like to share the following statement from our affiliate in Chile,  

Eduardo Murillo Ugarte, President of AIPCorea, who was imprisoned in North Korea in the 1960s shedding light on the sheer brutality of the North Korean regime.

Sentences Received by Foreigners in North Korea (en inglés y español)

Sign the Petition to Xi Jinping


Please help North Korea Freedom Coalition collect signatures to be delivered to President Xi Jinping through various Chinese Embassies. This is an important cause as China is the “gate-keeper” to so many issues surrounding North Korean refugees and other issues involving North Korea.

Click here to sign the petition.

Hearing on Crimes Against Humanity in North Korean Political Prisons

A conference on the groundbreaking hearing that will feature live testimony from three North Korean defectors: a former prisoner, a former prison guard and a former official from the Ministry of People’s Security, which oversees North Korea’s network of gulags. Three renowned jurists will preside over the hearing:  Navanethem Pillay (Chair), Mark Harmon, and Thomas Buergenthal. The hearing also will feature expert testimony from renowned experts on North Korea’s gulags and its penal system generally — David Hawk and Ken Gause. With pro bono assistance from the law firm of Hogan Lovells, the case will be presented by members of the IBA’s War Crimes Committee, Greg Kehoe, Federica D’Alessandra and Steven Kay, Q.C.

Kenney Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036

Thursday, December 8, 2016
Registration begins at 9:00 AM
Conference 9:00 AM- 5:30 PM
Reception immediately following

RSVP HERE

Save North Korean Refugees Day 2016 Report

Where in the world will you be on Friday, September 23rd? Will you join people around the world standing up for the people of North Korea, the most suffering people on Earth? Please join the annual Save North Korean Refugees Day scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2016.

MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN SUZANNE SCHOLTE

SAMPLE APPEAL TO DELIVER TO PRC EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES

Save North Korean Refugees Day 2016

Where in the world will you be on Friday, September 23rd? Will you join people around the world standing up for the people of North Korea, the most suffering people on Earth? Please join the annual Save North Korean Refugees Day scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2016.

MESSAGE FROM CHAIRMAN SUZANNE SCHOLTE
SAMPLE APPEAL TO DELIVER TO PRC EMBASSIES AND CONSULATES
DC SNKR DAY EVENTS

Why Get Involved?

An estimated 3 million North Koreans have perished under North Korea’s brutal dictatorial regime since the mid-1990s. Families continue to starve to death as the North Korean government withholds food rations to entire regions of the nation. The government arbitrarily detains, tortures, and executes its citizens, including children, in a large network of prison/labor camps. Hundreds of thousands of North Koreans have fled to China to survive, however they live in fear of forced repatriation, imprisonment, and possible execution after repatriation. Children whose parents have died or been separated from them wander the streets in search of food and protection. We must act now to bring relief!…

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