An Opinion About the Women Cross DMZ Peace Walk

Initially, I was delighted to hear that female activists were going to walk across the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ). Thus, I shared the news with other North Korean defectors. I have no interest in discussing politics nor do I wish to offer an opinion about whether someone is earnest or misguided. Nevertheless, the one point that […]

Confronting the North Korean Human Rights Crisis

My name is Thomas Barker. I am an attorney in Washington, D.C. Although my legal specialization is as a health care regulatory lawyer, for the past three years, I have developed a very fulfilling pro-bono practice representing people who I consider to be heroes: North Korean defectors. In this article, I will explain why I […]

We Must Unite in One Voice

North Korea is the worst human rights tragedy occurring in the world today. In fact, North Koreans are the only people in the world that do not enjoy one single human right under the thirty articles that are enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Nations adopted this Declaration in response to […]