An important report was released recently by the U.S. Committee for Human Rights in North Korea. The report is titled, "The North Korean Refugee Crisis: Human Rights and the International Response," and it provides sound insight on the deplorable conditions faced by the North Korean people, and what the international community can do to address the situation. The full report can be found at

Those living in freedom throughout the world have a duty to stand up and fight for the basic human rights of those living under terrible oppression. Millions of North Koreans live under such oppression every single day, and this report provides a sobering account of the injustices they are forced to endure. It is a wake-up call to the international community and a must-read for anyone with an interest in doing something to improve the grim situation facing the entire North Korean population, particularly North Korean refugees.