June 10, 2010: I hope my application serves as an opportunity to draw international attention to North Koreas kidnap victims. By filing the application, I want to know if my father is alive.
So said Hwang In-chul, 43, the founder and head of an association of South Korean families whose relatives were abducted by North Korea via a Korean Air flight in 1969. He submitted an application Wednesday to investigate the disappearance of his father, Hwang Won, with the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances under the U.N. Human Rights Council. Continue reading at The Dong-A Ilbo.