August 11, 2022

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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

Human rights engagement: North Korean style

DPRK submits to UN reviews to earn goodwill, but does little to implement human rights policies

Human rights engagement: North Korean style
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak December 11, 2017
How should we interpret purges in the North Korean secret police?

How should we interpret purges in the North Korean secret police?

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

How should we interpret purges in the North Korean secret police?
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak March 28, 2017
Kim Jong Nam is not the first victim of North Korea’s chemical weapons program

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

Kim Jong Nam is not the first victim of North Korea’s chemical weapons program
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak March 6, 2017
Why sending overseas North Korean workers home won’t improve human rights

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"

Why sending overseas North Korean workers home won’t improve human rights
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak August 1, 2016
Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul

Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul

Criticism is harmful to broader North Korean human rights movement

Why human rights organizations stand behind the UN Office in Seoul
Joanna Hosaniak
Joanna Hosaniak July 18, 2016