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Statement by San Hung Kim

Chronology of Events

Press Conference
January 21, 2003

The six participants answer questions for over 100 international journalists.

On January 21st a press conference was held to publicize the situation of 58 North Korean refugees arrested while trying to flee China by boat.

Representatives from the following organizations attended:

  • Life Funds for North Korean Refugees
  • Durihana Mission
  • Helping Hands Korea
  • Korean Peninsula Peace Project (aka Exodus 21)
  • MSF (Doctors Without Borders)
Also attending were:
  • Norbert Vollertsen, the German activist physician
  • Sang Hun Kim, former UN official and now international human rights volunteer
About 100 journalists from foreign and domestic news organizations were present.