For the second time in a row due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, North Korea Freedom Week was conducted online again in 2021 rather than in person. Under the overall theme of Open North Korea, the Isabella Foundation hosted the Open Borders segment on April 28 by interviewing four North Korean defectors who currently live in South Korea. Other organizations sponsored NKFW 2021’s two other segments: Open Hearts, and Open Minds. Additional event reports, videos, and transcripts are available at NKFW.org.
The North Korea Freedom Coalition has featured North Korean women speakers at the UN CSW for the past six years. This year, we will bring three speakers from around the world to discuss their experiences in and escape from North Korea. In addition, each speaker will discuss their experiences resettling in their respective countries, South … Read more