Human Rights Series

Human Rights Series

Human Rights Series
A series of policy-focused discussions on human rights issues including North Korean defector issues, women, religion, and LGBTQ.

December 20, 2018 - Speaker: Ms. Jessie Kim, Advocacy Fellow, Liberty in North Korea; Topic: “We Are Just Like You”

Date: December 20, 2018
Speaker: Ms. Jessie Kim, Advocacy Fellow, Liberty in North Korea
Topic: “We Are Just Like You”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited North Korean defector Ms. Jessie Kim, Advocacy Fellow, Liberty in North Korea, to give a presentation called “We Are Just Like You” and to share her life in the DPRK, her journey to South Korea and resettlement efforts in a new society, and different perspectives on the DPRK from the point of view of NKDs and ordinary South Koreans.

November 16, 2018 – Speaker: Speaker: Mr. Ji Seong-ho, Founder and President of NAUH; Topic: “My Dream for North Korea”

Date:  November 16, 2018
Speaker: Mr. Ji Seong-ho, Founder and President of NAUH
Topic: “My Dream for North Korea”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited North Korean defector Mr. Ji Seong-ho, to give a presentation on “My Dream for North Korea” and to share his story about his escape from North Korea and resettlement in South Korea.

October 26, 2018 - Speaker: Ms. Lee Hyeon-seo, Author of ‘The Girl with Seven Names’; Topic: “The Girl with Seven Names”

Date: October 26, 2018
Speaker: Ms. Lee Hyeon-seo, Author of ‘The Girl with Seven Names’
Topic: “The Girl with Seven Names”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited Ms. Lee Hyeon-seo, North Korean defector and the author of “The Girl with Seven Names,” to give a presentation and share her story about her escape from North Korea and resettlement in South Korea.

July 13, 2018 – Speaker: Ms. Kim Eun-ju, Author of ‘A Thousand Miles to Freedom’; Topic: “A Cry for Those Without a Voice”

Date: July 13, 2018
Speaker: Ms. Kim Eun-ju, Author of ‘A Thousand Miles to Freedom’
Topic: “A Cry for Those Without a Voice”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) invited Ms. Eunju Kim, North Korean defector and the author of ‘A Thousand Miles to Freedom’, to give a presentation on “A Cry for Those Without a Voice” and share her story about her escape from North Korea and resettlement in South Korea.

June 22, 2018 – Speaker: Mr. Lee Sung-ju, Author of Every Falling Star; Topic: “Hope Is Never Lost”

Date: June 22, 2018
Speaker: Mr. Lee Sung-ju, Author of Every Falling Star
Topic: “Hope Is Never Lost”
Venue: American Center Korea

The American Center Korea (ACK) launched its “Human Rights Series,” a new program of policy-focused discussions on human rights issues. Inaugural speaker Lee Sung-ju, DPRK defector and the author of ‘Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea’, gave a presentation called “Hope Is Never Lost” and shared his story about his escape from North Korea and resettlement in South Korea.