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KAL Hijacking 50th Year, National Assembly event

February 14 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

You are invited to a special discussion at the National Assembly of South Korea this Valentine’s Day to discuss abductions by North Koreans agents.

December 11, 1969, a South Korean airplane was hijacked to North Korea by a North Korean agent. On Valentine’s Day in 1970, North Korea returned 39 of the passengers, but kept 11.

A forum will be held on Valentine’s Day this year to hold a discussion about the 50th anniversary of the hijacking, about hostages such as journalist Hwang Won (his son, one of the speakers at the discussion, has continued a campaign for more than 15 years to have his father returned), and about other victims of abduction by North Korea.

Date & Time: Feb. 14th (Thursday), 10:30am ~ 12:00pm

Venue: National Assembly, Conference Room #7

Speakers:
— Hwang In-cheol
(Representative, 1969 KAL Abductees’ Families Association)
— Kim Tae-hoon
(Representative, Lawyers for Human Rights and Unification of Korea (LHUK))
— Casey Lartigue, Jr.
(Co-founder, Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR))

Organized by:
— National Assembly Human Rights Forum (Rep: Assemblyman Hong Il-pyo)
— 1969 KAL Abductees’ Families Association
— Lawyers for Human Rights and Unification of Korea (LHUK)
— Teach North Korean Refugees Global Education Center (TNKR)
— People for Successful Corean Reunification (PSCORE)

You are invited to sign a petition by Amnesty International about the case of Hwang Won.

Sign the petition by:

(1) Enter your name;

(2) Enter your email address;

(3) Click the square indicating that you agree to share the above information; and

(4) Click “Send petition letter” (“탄원편지 보내기”)

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

National Assembly, Conference Room 7
Seoul, Korea, Republic of

Details

Date:
February 14
Time:
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Venue

National Assembly, Conference Room 7
Seoul, Korea, Republic of