U-Va. Student Held In North Korea ‘Confesses’ To ‘Severe’ Crime
In a highly choreographed appearance in Pyongyang, Otto Warmbier said he was acting on instructions from a U.S. church when he stole a propaganda sign.
Kwon Hyi-ro
Kwon Hyi-ro (Japanese: Kin Kirō) (November 20, 1928 – March 26, 2010) was a second-generation Korean in Japan born in November, 1928 in Shimizu, Shizuoka, who became a national hero in South Korea aft...
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U-Va. Student Held In North Korea ‘Confesses’ To ‘Severe’ Crime
In a highly choreographed appearance in Pyongyang, Otto Warmbier said he was acting on instructions from a U.S. church when he stole a propaganda sign.
Yu Song-jin
Yu Song-jin is a South Korean engineer currently detained in North Korea. Employed by Hyundai Asan in the Kaesong Industrial Complex, he was detained after allegedly "slandering the system of the DPRK...
Kim Geun-tae
Kim Geun-tae (14 February 1947 – 30 December 2011) was a democracy activist and politician of the Republic of Korea.
Kim was born in Bucheon, Gyeonggi-do. He studied in Gyeonggi High School a...
Kim Geun-tae - Wikipedia
Ham Seok-heon
Ham Sok-hon (13 March 1901 – 4 February 1989) was a notable figure in the Religious Society of Friends (Quaker) movement in Korea, and was nicknamed the "Gandhi of Korea." Ham was an important Asian v...
Ham Seok-heon - Wikipedia
Lee Hoe-yeong
Lee Hoe-yeong, or Lee Hoe-Young (Hangul: 이회영; hanja: 李會榮), also known by Pen name as Woodang (Hangul: 우당; hanja: 友堂), (March 17, 1867-November 17, 1932) was a Korean independen...
Lee Hoe-yeong - Wikipedia
Ko Un
Ko Un (born on 1 August 1933) is a South Korean poet whose works have been translated and published in more than 15 countries. He had been imprisoned many times due to his role in the campaign for Kor...
Ko Un - Wikipedia
Bo Hi Pak
Bo Hi Pak (born August 18, 1930, Korean: 박보희/朴普熙) is a prominent member of the Unification Church. During the 1970s and 1980s, he was a major leader in the church movement, leading projects such as ne...
Kim Hyon Hui
Kim Hyon-hui (Chosŏn'gŭl: 김현희, Hanja: 金賢姬; born January 27, 1962), also known as Ok Hwa, is a former North Korean agent, responsible for the Korean Air Flight 858 bombing in 1987, which killed 115 pe...
Francis Hong Yong-ho
Francis Hong Yong-ho (Korean: 홍용호 프란치스코; Chinese: 洪龍浩) (born 12 October 1906 – death unknown, but acknowledged in June 2013) was a Roman Catholic prelate who was imprisoned by the communist regim...
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Pak Paengnyeon
Pak Paengnyeon (1417–1456) was a scholar-official of the early Joseon Dynasty, and is known as one of the six martyred ministers. He was born to a yangban family of the Suncheon Pak lineage, and was t...
Hwang Sok-yong
Hwang Sok-yong (born January 4, 1943) is a South Korean novelist.
Hwang was born in Hsinking (today Changchun), Manchukuo, during the period of Japanese rule. His family returned to Korea after l...
Jang In-hwan
Jang In-hwan (born Pyongyang, 30 March 1875; died San Francisco, California, 24 April 1930) was a Korean independence activist. He is best known along with Jeon Myeong-un for his role in the 1908 assa...
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