October 16, 2019

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Joanna Hosaniak

Joanna Hosaniak is a deputy director general of the Seoul-based NGO, Citizens Alliance for North Korean Human Rights (NKHR)

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Human rights engagement: North Korean style

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The accusation that Kim Won Hong committed "human rights abuses" has roots in communist history

Joanna Hosaniak March 28, 2017

Kim Jong Nam is not the first victim of North Korea's chemical weapons program

North Korea is long believed to have tested WMDs on political prisoners and the disabled

Joanna Hosaniak March 6, 2017

Why sending overseas North Korean workers home won’t improve human rights

"Sending these workers back home is not going to improve their lives, or buy us their understanding"

Joanna Hosaniak August 1, 2016

Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul

Criticism is harmful to broader North Korean human rights movement

Joanna Hosaniak July 18, 2016