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150,000 Witness North Korea Execution of Factory Boss Whose Crime Was Making International Calls

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posted on Nov, 27 2007 @ 02:30 PM
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150,000 Witness North Korea Execution of Factory Boss Whose Crime Was Making International Phone Calls


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SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean factory chief accused of making international phone calls was executed by a firing squad in a stadium before 150,000 spectators, a South Korean aid group reported.

Public executions had declined since 2000 amid international criticism but have been increasing, targeting officials accused of drug trafficking, embezzlement and other crimes, the Good Friends aid agency said in a report on the North's human rights.

In October, the North executed the head of a factory in South Pyongan province for making international calls on 13 phones he installed in a factory basement, the aid group said. He was executed by a firing squad in a stadium before a crowd of 150,000.
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posted on Nov, 27 2007 @ 02:30 PM
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Another human right violation by this Stalinist regime.

In North Korea, it's illegal to communicate to the outside world because it means citizens cannot be brainwashed and manipulated by the regime.

Sadly, there have been many cases similar to this


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