This week the George W. Bush Institute’s Human Freedom initiative released Light Through the Darkness, a comprehensive call to action for putting the issue of North Korean human rights in the spotlight of international attention.
The Bush Institute’s Human Freedom team focused on new and innovative ways in 2014 to support freedom advocates, press for U.S. leadership to advance freedom in the world and build up its FreedomCollection archive.
The Freedom Collection talked with freedom activist and former Cuban political prisoner Normando Hernandez about opening relations with Cuba.
The vote was 111–19, with 55 abstentions. The countries behind the 19 No votes fall into several categories.
On November 18, the North Korean people were finally treated to a morsel of justice. With a vote of 111 to 19 (notable dissenters included China, Cuba, Iran, and Russia), a United Nations committee called on the Security Council to take action against North Korea for its systematic human rights violations.
North Korea’s regime is feeling accountability anxiety for its gross human rights violations against the North Korean people.
This post originally appeared on the George W. Bush Institute blog. Twelve years ago, the trajectory of Joseph Kim’s young life gave no earthly hint that the North Korean boy would end up a university student in America. No…
Two new Freedom Collection interviews tell stories from North Korean refugees about joining the struggle to free their country and break North Korea’s information barriers. Both Kim Seong Min and Kim Seung-chul escaped the horrors of North Korea and established…
This post originally appeared on Shadow Government | Foreign Policy. Forty days. That’s the timespan between September 3 and October 14 that North Korea’s Kim Jong Un vanished from public sight. Speculation ran rampant outside North Korea as to…
This infographic explains why breaking North Korea’s information barriers is so important—and how DVDs, foreign radio broadcasts, cell phones, and balloon drops are making a difference.