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Pandemic, War and Sanctions in a Divided Korea

April 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Citizens wearing masks in Seoul

Lift the Sanctions Now – Stop Coronavirus

Ko You-kyoung

Ko You-kyoung

Webinar on how the un-ended Korean war, division, and sanctions impact North and South Korea’s efforts against coronavirus.

Kee Park

Kee Park

Dr. Kee Park – Director, Korea Health Policy Project, Harvard Medical School.  He leads the medical collaboration between physicians of the US and DPRK, and has visited North Korea an average of more than once per year for the past 15 years.

Ko You-kyoung – Consultant, Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and Korea Peace Now!

Sign up to attend at  You’ll then receive the access codes by email.   The event will also be livestreamed on Facebook.

Last of four webinars on the impact of US sanctions on four nations’ coronavirus response.  Simultaneous interpretation in English and Korean will be provided.  We suggest joining the webinar 15 minutes early to allow time to check your equipment and connection.

March 26, 7pm: Iran – Dr. Shahin Tabatabaei of MGH and Jamal Abdi, executive director of NIAC Action.  Click here to register

April 2, 7pm: Venezuela – Prof. Kevin Young (UMass Amherst).  See more information and Click here to register

April 16, 8pm: North Korea – Dr. Kee Park – Harvard Neurosurgeon and director of the North Korea Program of the Korean American Medical Association and Ko You-Kyoung, consultant with Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom and Korea Peace Now! Click here to register

April 23, 7pm (Rescheduled from April 9) Cuba – Lee Schlenker – International Team member with Witness for Peace, based in Havana.  Click here to register

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Sponsored by Lift the Sanctions Mass: Massachusetts Peace Action; Massachusetts Bolivia Solidarity Committee of Western Mass;  Resistance Center for Peace and Justice; Latin America Solidarity Coaliton of Western Mass; Boston Democratic Socialists of America; American Friends Service Committee; Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador; Campaign for Peace, Disarmament, and Common Security; PSL Western Massachusetts; Massachusetts Korea Peace Campaign; Women Cross DMZ; and Korea Peace Now! Grassroots Network


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April 16
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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