By Charlotte Decker; photos by Mary Chen On Friday, April 13 George Washington University’s THiNK organization hosted NKinUSA’s Vice President, Grace Jo, for a dinner and discussion on the North Korean human rights crisis. Leading the discussion, Grace Jo shared her own experiences as a North Korean refugee and the hardships both her and her […]
Please join us in congratulating Jinhye and Grace Jo and their mother Songhwa Han as they celebrate ten years in the United States on March 21!
Today we want to update you about the successful rescue of three North Korean refugees, our first for 2018, whom we recently learned arrived safely to freedom in Thailand. Ms. Kang Keumok (46) (all names are aliases) was originally arrested and spent two years in a North Korean prison after being found in possession of […]
By Mridhu Khanna; photos by Alex Melagrano A North Korean defector spoke Saturday about the hardships, horrors and trials she and her family endured trying to escape the country over the course of a decade. At a cultural event at Harvard University, song and dance were presented alongside a discussion with Grace Jo in a […]
Our friends and supporters will recall that our vice president, Grace Jo, met with JJ Green, national security correspondent at WTOP-FM in Washington, DC, at the end of 2016 to talk about her family’s journey from North Korea to the United States. Last month Grace returned to WTOP for a follow-up interview with JJ Green […]