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Founded in 2003 by survivors of political prison camps, NK Watch is a non-profit organization that aims to help end the human rights violations and restore the rights and freedoms of the people in North Korea. 

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North Korean Defector Rescue

NK Watch rescues North Korean defectors who defect to China. Many North Korean people defect from North Korea because of the North Korean government’s egregious human rights violations and go to...
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Recent News in North Korea

Many North Korean people are sent to political prison camps and other detention facilities just because they criticize the system, cross the river between North Korea and China because of hunger, have religion, move to other regions, etc. What is happening to people in North Korea where no freedom of ideology, religion, movement, association, and human rights exist?

Words from NKHR Activists