Congressional Briefing featuring North Korean defectors

Global Peace Foundation
July 15, 2016

The July 13, 2016 briefing, co-hosted by Congressman Matt Salmon (R—AZ), chair of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific, and Congressman Charles Rangel (D-NY), aimed to empower the voice of North Korean defectors and raise awareness of the importance of Korean reunification for regional peace, emphasizing the role of civil society in supporting the reunification process.

Cong. Salmon is the sponsor of the Distribution and Promotion of Rights and Knowledge 2016 (DPRK) Act, a new bill to authorize more advanced technology and better researched content for use in informing North Korean citizens.

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