Category Archives: Balloon Launching

“Can’t you just wait?” Why the Peace of Korea can—and must—be entrusted to balloon launchers, among others

Launching balloons into North Korea is never boring work, but these are especially interesting times to be a launcher. “Why can’t you just wait to launch?” is the question one hears repeatedly, often urgently and in frustration, asked by government … Continue reading

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Do North Koreans Really Need the Bible More Than Food or Clothing?

During the summer, our balloon rooms are always a bustling place. People from around the world work elbow to elbow. Small, blue bibles are stacked on each table. Some people sing hymns. Others share scriptures. Some muse to one another … Continue reading

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PUBLIC STATEMENT FROM VOICE OF THE MARTYRS KOREA RE: OUR PEACEFUL REFUSAL TO ACCEPT A BALLOON LAUNCHING BAN UNDER KOREA’S NATIONAL SECURITY LAW

Neighbors, media, and public officials have asked Voice of the Martyrs Korea why we are peacefully refusing to accept the government’s present ban on balloon launching to North Korea and instead continuing to try to head out for balloon launches … Continue reading

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