"We don't believe occupation or war is the right answer. We believe North Korean defectors can assist in bringing change through education and information. The concept entails smuggling enough information into the country. It most definitely could bring about a revolt that would bring down the government. As information spreads and people realize that they deserve individual rights and freedom, they will stop obeying authority," Halvorssen told The Washington Times in a telephone interview.
"The Sullivan Foundation is destroying the legacy of its namesake by working hand-in-hand with one of the most repressive, exploitative regimes in Africa's history," said Thor Halvorssen, president of the Washington-based Human Rights Foundation.