Wednesday, April 05, 2006

April 22 - 30 North Korea Freedom Week 2006

Make your voice heard in Washington DC to help suffering North Koreans, during North Korea Freedom Week April 22nd – 28th. Following is a list of scheduled events:

April 22, Saturday,
Concert and Program to appeal to the World to free all abductees held in North Korea

April 23, Sunday
Leadership of the North Korean Defectors Organizations visit area churches
Sunday Church Service focusing on North Korea - Capitol Hill Church

April 25, Tuesday (Holocaust Remembrance Day)
Opening of the North Korea Genocide Exhibit
Congressional Hearing focusing on North Korea (Senate)
Panel Discussion "How to Promote Information Flow to North Korea"

April 27, Thursday
Congressional Hearing focusing on North Korea (House)
Special Press Briefing by Exile Committee for North Korea Democracy
Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Korean War Memorial

April 28, Friday
North Korea Freedom Day Rally - U.S. CAPITOL - West Front
Members of Congress, Government and NGO leaders, North Korean defectors and special guests from South Korea and Japan will participate
Special Afternoon Event with defectors and activists
Visits by rally participants to their Members of Congress to urge full implementation of the North Korea Human Rights Act.
All Night Prayer Vigil at Chinese Embassy for North Korean Refugees, Jailed Humanitarian Workers and Repatriated North Koreans

April 29, Saturday
Conclusion of All Night Prayer Vigil at 7:00 am

April 30, Sunday
Special events at local churches focusing on North Korea

Further details

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