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Hundreds Gathered in Washington, DC for Korea Peace Action

Published on August 28, 2023

From July 26 to 28, hundreds of people from across the country gathered in Washington, DC, for Korea Peace Action: National Mobilization to End the Korean War, on the 70th anniversary of the Korean armistice. Held over three days, Korea Peace Action fortified the Korea peace movement by fostering connection and collaboration between organizations, groups, […]

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Letter Sent to the State Department Regarding Travel Restrictions to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

Published on July 25, 2023

Daniel J. Kritenbrink Assistant Secretary of State Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20520   July 25, 2023 Dear Assistant Secretary Kritenbrink: We previously have corresponded concerning the current travel ban restricting U.S. citizens from traveling freely to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea […]

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Rep. Barbara Lee to Host 7/27 Media Briefing to Mark the 70th Anniversary of the Korean Armistice

Published on July 21, 2023

Top military, geopolitics experts and Korea peace advocates join Reps. Barbara Lee, Jan Schakowsky, and Judy Chu to call for a formal peace agreement with North Korea Location: House Triangle, Washington, D.C. With tensions rising dangerously on the Korean Peninsula—including a sharp escalation of U.S.-South Korea joint military drills and U.S. plans to deploy a […]

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National Mobilization to Call for Peace on the 70th Anniversary of the Korean Armistice 

Published on June 22, 2023

Media Contact: Jungwon Kim jungwon@womencrossdmz.org 917-547-8363 Korea peace advocates from across the United States will convene in Washington, D.C., on July 26-28, 2023, to call on President Biden and Congress to support a formal peace agreement with North Korea Washington, D.C. — With tensions rising dangerously on the Korean Peninsula — including the U.S. and […]

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US, South Korean, and International Civil Society Groups Call for Immediate De-Escalation of Military Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Published on December 12, 2022

We, the undersigned civil society groups from the United States, South Korea, and around the world, are deeply concerned about the dramatic rise in military tensions on the Korean Peninsula. To avoid a potentially catastrophic war that would impact millions of people, we urge the governments of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, aka […]

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A Letter to the State Department to Lift the Travel Ban

Published on September 6, 2022

The Honorable Antony J. Blinken Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, DC 20520 September 6, 2022 Dear Secretary Blinken: We, the undersigned individuals, write to express our disappointment in the State Department’s August 23, 2022 decision to renew the 2017 travel ban to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea […]

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Korean Americans Across the Country Mobilize to End the Korean War

Published on June 8, 2022

As tensions increase between the United States and North Korea, more than 170 people across the country — mostly Korean Americans — will participate in Korea Peace Advocacy Week, June 13-17, 2022. This nationally coordinated action is particularly timely as North Korea has ramped up testing of ballistic missiles, and South Korea elected a hawkish […]

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More Than 350 US, South Korean, and International Civil Society Groups Call for Suspending US-ROK Military Exercises and Decreasing Military Tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Published on April 5, 2022

We, civil society groups in the United States, South Korea, and around the world, urge the governments of the ROK (Republic of Korea, aka South Korea) and the United States to suspend the combined military exercises and to instead actively pursue a path to peace. We are deeply concerned about the recent increase in military […]

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Korea Peace Now! Statement on Outcome of South Korea’s Presidential Election

Published on March 9, 2022

For immediate release: March 9, 2022 In response to the election of Yoon Seok-youl as the next president of the Republic of Korea (“South Korea”) today, members of the Korea Peace Now! campaign — an international coalition of women’s peace groups advocating for a formal end to the Korean War with a peace agreement — […]

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100 Prominent Women from Over 20 Countries Call on Two High-Ranking Women Diplomats of the United States and North Korea to Set the Table for Peace Talks

Published on March 3, 2022

For immediate release March 3, 2022 Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, growing conflict between the United States and China, and increasing tensions between the United States and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea), 100 women leaders from more than 20 countries — including Nobel Peace Laureates, parliamentarians, prominent feminist activists and scholars, writers, […]

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