On November 26th, 2014, the 11th week of lecture was held.
Subject: A plan to improve North Korean human rights
Lecturer: Lim Soon Hee (Representative of NK Social Research)
▷ NKDB’s main activities and progress
- Cases / classification
- Cases: 50,858 cases, figures: 28,649 people
- The right to life: peaked in 1990s
- Human Rights: intensified after the 2000s (illegal arrest and detention, torture / assault strengthened/reinforced)
- The right to life (right to food): 1990 (North Korean famine period) decreased after
- Migration and right to housing: Up until the 2000s (forced migration, many repatriated)
Hamgyeongdo (48.9%)> China (20.3%)> Pyongan (8.4%)> Yanggang (5.1%)> Pyongyang (2.2%).
Investigation and detention facilities, prisons (50.7%)> Victims house (9.0%)> public places (5.6%)> Victims workplace (2.2%).
▷ Improvement plan
1 Classification System of Ongoing monitoring of human rights in North Korea
2. "North Korean Human Rights Archives" operation
3. North Korea and human rights technical cooperation and support/assistance
4. strengthening the cooperation and assistance of human rights related international organizations and international and domestic North Korean human rights NGOs
5. The establishment and ratification of a “North Korean human rights improvement and humanitarian aid bill”
▷ As a soon to be graduate of the North Korean Human Rights Academy what do you think we as a society should do?