In the DPRK, four journalists from South Korea in absentia sentenced to the death penalty because of the reviews on the book

The Central court of North Korea sentenced in absentia to death penalty for four journalists of South Korean editions of the Dong-A Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo because of the reviews on the book «the Secret North Korea», published in 2015 by British journalists Daniel Todor and James Pearson.

This is stated in statement by the press Secretary of the court, which was published by North Korean state Agency KCNA.

It is noted that the authors of the book «viciously slandered» the DPRK, as it says that «the life of the people of North Korea, is a capitalist 100%.»

Journalists of the Dong-A Ilbo and Chosun Ilbo called the book «a guide that is interesting for those who want to learn about North Korea,» said the spokesman.

The DPRK expressed its protest due to the fact that in South Korea it was called «Capitalist Democratic people’s Republic of» with a cover, where the red star on the country’s coat of arms replaced by the dollar sign.

Were sentenced to death the reviewers and editors of journals.

The press Secretary said that «criminals have no right to appeal, the execution is carried out at any time and in any place without any further procedures,» as soon as they identificeret.

The DPRK is not the first time sentenced to death the citizens of South Korea. In June of this year, Pyongyang sentenced to death the ex-South Korean President Park Geun-Hye and the head of South Korean intelligence Lee Byung-Ho for allegedly plotting the assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN.




In the DPRK, four journalists from South Korea in absentia sentenced to the death penalty because of the reviews on the book 31.08.2017

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