North Korea crisis: Kim Jong-un tightens grip on power with bloodthirsty crackdown

North Korea crisis: Kim Jong-un tightens grip on power with bloodthirsty crackdown
 

Executions and imprisonments have been stepped in the reclusive state with Kim’s supporters and allies in the firing line, according to South Korean intelligence.
Defectors have previously revealed Kim remains fearful of having his rule overthrown both by the US and enemies inside North Korea.
Officials from Seoul’s National Assembly Intelligence Committee said the despot is trying to create a “climate of fear”.
He is believed to have executed one of his generals in charge of anti-aircraft defences in Pyongyang.
And propaganda chiefs in charge of the Rodong Sinmun daily newspaper have also... read more

 
7 November 2017 in World News, Views: 49
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