Kim’s North Korea Is Executing More Young People in Public


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Public executions of young North Koreans are on the rise, Seoul says, as Pyongyang seeks to stamp out South Korea's cultural influence. On Thursday, the South Korean Ministry of Unification, an agency responsible for inter-Korean relations and potential future unification, released its second annual report on human rights in North Korea, based on the testimonies of North Korean defectors. One recounted witnessing the public execution of a 22-year-old in South Hwanghae province in 2022. The young man's crimes were listening to 70 South Korean songs and watching and sharing three South Korean films. The North Korean Embassy in China did...