Advocacy & Campaigns

Citizens’ Alliance for North Korean Human Rights has been at the forefront of international advocacy for North Korean human rights since 1996. Through organizing international conferences and other campaign activities around the world. NKHR has exposed the human rights violations addressing North Korean human rights the establishment of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights Committee the UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women and the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child before those committees’ regular reviews of the North Korean government. We have prepared information and conducted briefings in advance of both cycles of North Korea’s Universal Periodic Review at the UN Human Rights Council. In addition to pushing for improved conditions inside North Korea. NKHR advocates for South Korean nationals who were abducted to North Korea in the decades following the Korean War. We regularly Interview relatives of those abductees and submit their cases to the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances. With an eye toward gaining further international support for the people of North Korea. NKHR continues to develop a network of NGO’s in Southeast Asia, Africa, and South America committed to improving the North Korean human rights situation. We are a member of the Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances the International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances and the Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network.