ICAS Event: Kang Chol Hwan on "North Korea's Gulag"

Date
Thursday, May 13th, 2010
Time
7:00 p.m. open (7:30 p.m. start)
Venue
TUJ Azabu Hall 212 (Access)
Speaker
Kang Chol Hwan
Moderator
Robert Dujarric
Admission
Free. Open to general public.
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Outline

Kang Chol-Hwan was imprisoned as a child in the Yodok concentration camp for 10 years as part of the “three generations” imprisonment policy. After his release, he fled the country. He is the author, with Pierre Rigolout, of The Aquariums of Pyongyang and is a staff writer for The Chosun Ilbo in Seoul.

The presentation will include an overview on North Korea’s gulag system and thoughts on how to help North Korean prison camp inmates. The presentation will be followed by a Q and A.

About ICAS
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