On February 22nd, NPR featured a discussion with the North Korea Strategy Center U.S. about USB drives and their relationship to information access in North Korea.
NKSC US Program Officer Sharon Stratton spoke on NPR regarding the methodologies behind the our work “Breaking The North Korean Information Blockade,” via USB activism. In the interview, Sharon discusses the importance of information access and the goals of the NKSC to effect change inside North Korea.
The North Korea Strategy Center was featured on the BBC News website in a piece regarding our work with USB information dissemination activism in North Korea.
The BBC references recent controversy surrounding the film The Interview, a US-made comedy about an assassination attempt on North Korea’s leader, while touching on the importance of information access as a human right and the film preferences of a North Korean audience.
This February, Wired featured a piece on the North Korea Strategy Center’s work in information dissemination activism in North Korea.
NKSC U.S. Organizer Sharon Stratton and HRF Chief Strategy Officer Alex Gladstein were quoted by Wired regarding the current state of human rights activism in North Korea and the impact a donated USB can make on the effort to expand information access and freedom of expression in North Korea.
On Thursday October 29th, The Korea Society graciously hosted North Korea Strategy Center U.S. for a discussion on the information access in North Korea.
NKSC U.S.’s President Sejun Park, COO Christine Han and Chairman Kang Cheol Hwan with Nikita Desai, Director of Policy and Corporate Programs at The Korea Society.
NKSC U.S. President Sejun Park and Chairman Kang Cheol Hwan discussed the current state of information access in North Korea, exploring recent changes taking place in terms of both what and how North Koreans are able to access, and why ultimately, increasing information access and freedom of expression for ordinary North Koreans will have perhaps the most decisive effect on the future stability of the Kim regime.