North Koreans Breaking Their Isolation: The Power of Information
Wednesday, 22 March 2017 | 15:00-17:00 | European Parliament, Brussels – ASP Rm A3F383
Dr Jieun Baek, Author, “North Korea’s Hidden Revolution/ How the information underground is transforming a closed society” published by Yale University Press
Mr Do, hee youn, Director of the South Korean NGO “Toward a Happy Unification” and advocate of a literary work smuggled out of North Korea “The Accusation”, published in English on 7 March 2017
Dr Remco Breuker, Professor of Korean Studies at the University of Leiden, author of the report “Slaves to the system/ Tackling North Korean Forced Labour in the EU”
Willy Fautré, Director of Human Rights Without Frontiers
The speakers will share their experience and analyses about how North Koreans get access to information from the outside world as well as share insight about North Korean overseas workers who are exploited by their own regime.