WASHINGTON, April 23, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A delegation of North Korean defectors will launch activities for the 12th Annual North Korea Freedom Week with a Newsmakers news conference at the National Press Club. Before testifying on Capitol Hill, meeting with State Department officials and visiting the U.N., the group of defectors – which includes former military and eyewitnesses to slave labor operations, political prison camps and similar activities – will share new information, release photographs and discuss their ideas for bringing about change in North Korea.
This Newsmakers news conference is scheduled for Monday, April 27 at 9 a.m. in the club's Murrow Room, on the 13th floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St. NW, Washington DC, 20045.
Like all Newsmakers events, this news conference is open to credentialed press and NPC members, free of charge. No advance registration is required.
National Press Club: Peter Hickman
301/367-7711 ©, 301/530-1210 (t), 202/662-7540 (NPC), [email protected]
Defectors: SUZANNE SCHOLTE (Defense Forum Foundation)
703/534-4313, [email protected]
Herb Perone, NPC Newsmakers Chair, 301-512-7636, [email protected]
SOURCE National Press Club