Kim Jong-Un, North Korea, and Human Rights: Inside the Latest
Sponsored by the St. Thomas International Law Association
Date & Time:
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
University of St. Thomas School of Law
Amanda Mortwedt Oh is a project officer at the Committee of Human Rights in North Korea in charge of a series of more than 30 studies monitoring and investigating North Korea’s political prison camps through satellite imagery and escapee testimony.
Amanda's research focuses on human rights, international criminal law, and North Korea’s prison camps. She authored a report that was submitted to the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea (COI) on behalf of HRNK and co-authored a Robert F. Kennedy Center for Justice and Human Rights study calling for a “Rights Up Front” policy toward North Korea.
Amanda holds a Master of Laws in International Law (LLM) degree from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where she studied “North Korean State and Society” and wrote her thesis on North Korea and transitional justice. Amanda also serves as an attorney in the U.S. Army Reserve Judge Advocate General's Corps.
Come hear Amanda speak about her latest article, "The Human Rights Factor: Changes Under Kim Jong-un." If you're interested in checking it out beforehand, see here: http://www.hrnkinsider.org/2016/08/the-human-rights-factor-changes-under.html
Lunch is provided. Please RSVP!