September 29, 2005
An Evening with Kang Chol-Hwan
An Escapee's compelling first person account whose testimony
has impacted Presidents and Foreign Policy
Sponsored by: Simon Wiesenthal Center Museum of Tolerance,
Visual Artists Guild
LiNK, Liberty in North Korea
Learn first hand the plight of the North Korean people through the author of The Aquarium of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag .
At the age of nine, Kang was sent with his family to the North Korean gulag and spent ten years of his life there. Mr. Kagn wrote, "I sought refuge in South Korea in order to expose to the world the unimaginable crimes committed in the political prison camps by the Pyongyang regime."
Book signing to follow presentation.
Where: Museum of Tolerance, 9786 West Pico Ave., Los Angeles, 90035
When: Thursday, September 29, 2005
Ticket Purchase: 310-772-2452