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· June, 2006

Stories about North Korea from June, 2006

North Korea: Art and nature

  30 June 2006

“Unlike a lot of North Korean ‘Juche Art’ which tends to give kitsch a bad name, writes the Kotaji blogger of the same name in ‘Art and nature in North Korea.’ “I actually think some of the book covers from the 50s and 60s are rather nice and accomplished pieces...

North Korea: Test-fire fears

  29 June 2006

As fears increase that North Korea will go ahead with plans to test fire a long-range ballistic, North Korea Zone blogger Barry Briggs looks at the situation in ‘Why Haven't They Launched?,’ in which he writes: “if China can prevent the launch, the US will refrain from direct action; which...

North Korea: Holocaust-style camps

  21 June 2006

As North Korea prepares to test-fire an inter-continental ballistic missile—”The US and Japan have warned the North Koreans not to test-fire their ICBM; but the lunatics in charge of the failed Stalinist state, led by the Hitlerian tyrant Kim Jong-il, have insisted on their right to fire away.”—China Confidential‘s Confidential...

North Korea: Missile test coming

  13 June 2006

“Congratulations, North Korea!” blogs Robert J. Koehler at The Marmot's Hole in response to news that North Korea will soon test-fire a missile capable of striking America. “Soon, you might have the capability to ensure the Americans turn South Korea into an island in the event of an emergency. And...

North Korea: 150,000 political prisoners

  6 June 2006

Are there over 150,000 political prisoners in North Korea? Are You NKay? blogger kyochan says so: “It's numbers like these that scare people away from helping. But I've emphasized many times, that is no excuse to be a bystander to tragedy. Understand that even if only one person is saved,...

North Korea: Aid monies diverted

  6 June 2006

In response to news that North Koreans are still starving to death, The Korea Liberator‘s Joshua looks in ‘Stolen from the Bellies of the Starving‘ at where the aid money might be going and rests his gaze on the North Korean navy. “That's 18 submarines in 2 years. During those...

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