Kim Tae-Hoon is the President of PSCORE and is our outstanding spokesman on North Korean human rights.
Kim Tae-Hoon previously served as a chief judge of Seoul District Court, a chief of the Special Committee on North Korea within National Human Rights Committee of Korea. He was a member of the Korean War Abductees Investigation Committee attached to the former Prime Minister’s office, the Deputy Chairman of the North Korean Human Rights Committee, and the Chairman of the Research Committee for Reunification at the Korean Bar Association. He received the Human Rights Award at the 2013 Korea National Assembly Human Rights Forum.
He currently leads the Lawyers for Human Rights and Unification of Korea (Hanbyun) and PSCORE.
President of PSCORE (to the left)
Kim Young-Il was born in North Korea and escaped in 1996 with his brothers and parents after years of persistent famine. He attempted to leave China for South Korea in 2000 but failed to do so. In 2001, he finally arrived in South Korea via Mongolia. He graduated in with a degree in Chinese Studies from the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul.
Founder of PSCORE.
Nam Bada is a South Korean-national who has been working at PSCORE since 2010. He organizes public and private events, fundraisers, and intern projects. Using his background in international affairs, Bada works as a North Korean human rights and Korean reunification activist. He has contributed to various U.N. human rights mechanisms since 2012. Bada has worked on numerous publications, reports, and campaigns pertinent to the humanitarian crisis in North Korea as well been interviewed by several media outlets, including Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) in Germany and Voice of America (VOA).
Secretary General of PSCORE
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