North Korean Human Rights

Ambassador Robert King and others talked about the state of human rights in North Korea, the difficulties involved with making progress on… read more

Ambassador Robert King and others talked about the state of human rights in North Korea, the difficulties involved with making progress on the issue, and efforts by the U.S. to help. Ambassador King in his remarks said that North Korea was holding between 100,000 and 200,000 political prisoners, and that foreign radio broadcasts were the most common way of receiving information from outside the country.

This discussion was part of the Institute for Corean-American Studies' Spring Symposium titled, “The Korean Peninsula Issues and U.S. National Security.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Steven P. Bucci Deputy Assistant Secretary (Former) Department of Defense
  • Jacklyn Kim Special Liaison Institute for Corean-American Studies
  • Sang Joo Kim Senior Fellow & Executive V.P. Institute for Corean-American Studies
  • Robert R. King Special Envoy Department of State->North Korean Human Rights Issues
  • David S. Maxwell Fellow Institute for Corean-American Studies
  • Larry A. Niksch Fellow Institute for Corean-American Studies
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North Korean Human Rights

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Public Affairs Event
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 10, 2013
Last Aired:
May 14, 2013

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  • May 10, 2013 | 3:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 11, 2013 | 5:12pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 12, 2013 | 3:43am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2013 | 12:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 13, 2013 | 9:48pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 14, 2013 | 9:55am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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