Ahn Myeong Chul

Ahn Myeong Chul is a North Korean former prison guard turned defector and human rights activist.

During his time as a prison guard, Chul was brainwashed, and took part in and witnessed horrific human rights abuses. Since escaping North Korea, he has worked with the NGO Free the North Korean Gulag and provided testimony to the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People’s Republic of North Korea.

 

 

Speeches

North Korea

Defecting from the Hermit Kingdom with Ahn Myeong Chul

Ahn Myeong Chul, North Korean former prison guard turned defector and human rights activist, addresses the 6th Annual Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy – see quotes below, followed by full prepared remarks. Quotes: To Be Confirmed Full Remarks To Be Confirmed