Protecting Fundamental Freedoms

It Will Take All of Us ... to confront violations of Human Liberty

The fundamental liberties of all people will only be safe when we recognize it's everyone's business. What affects one, affects us all. The hidden holocaust in North Korea, violence against women in Botswana, human trafficking in Burma and the assault on freedom of conscious in Pakistan are examples violations that impact our world and marginalize the gift of life on this planet. We ask you consider the ways you and those you know can help fight for and protect human liberty in places where hope is quickly disappearing.  Human liberty is an international non-profit organization with an academic center at Yonsei University in the Republic of Korea and offices in London and Washington, DC.

Five North Korean Activities More Threatening than Testing Missiles?

Few doubt the threat to human liberty posed by the North Korean regime within the borders of North Korea. But what about the threat this regime poses to those outside its borders? This question often gets raised in the wake of the latest missile test or the most recent evidence North Korea is working on…

Eyewitness: A North Korean refugee’s story of life in a gulag

The only escapee of North Koreas most brutal prison camp has lived to tell us a story of unspeakable horror. Starved of food and common humanity, Shin proves that gulags are still a tragic reality. “We were always hungry. Shins most vivid memory of his life in the camp is the constant hunger he felt,…

The Great Escape?

With the difficulty of seeking refuge to the South and seemingly no liberation on the horizon from the West, Many North Koreans chose to flee via China and its embassies in North Korea. As this documentary produced by ABC Australia and distributed by Journeyman Pictures reveals, the escape can be tantamount to leaping from the…

A modern-day Mauthausen: Camp 22

It has long been purported that a North Korean prison is no more a prison than were Auschwitz, Treblinka or Mauthausen. And like those camps, Pukchang, Yodok and Hoeryong are quickly becoming common lexicon in the discussion of a modern haulocust largely hidden from the west until recently. Below are a three short clips revealing…