Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75 | NK News
June 13, 2024
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Dennis Halpin, advocate for North Korean refugees and comfort women, dies at 75

Former State Department official drew on his Catholic faith to promote human rights in both Koreas over five decades

Dennis Halpin, a former State Department official who drew on his deep Catholic faith to advocate for human rights in both North and South Korea, died on Friday at his home in Virginia. He was 75.

He was battling end-stage kidney disease and had suffered strokes, according to his son Sean Halpin. 

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