Jung Gwang-il

North Korean defector

Jung Gwang-il escaped North Korea after being imprisoned at the infamous Yodok concentration camp. He uses his voice not only to tell the world the unspeakable conditions he experienced as a political prisoner but also to smuggle western media back into the country. Jung’s testimony was critical in passing a resolution on North Korean human rights by the UN General Assembly in the fall of 2014. He has provided testimony to UN representatives in New York City and Geneva and human rights organizations around the world. He heads No Chain, an organization that evades Kim Jong-un’s censors to get information into the hands of the North Korean people.

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