Trump Kim summit: Stop romanticising a dictator, say North Korea artists

Trump Kim summit: Stop romanticising a dictator, say North Korea artists
 

The once-elusive Kim Jong-un may be emerging as something of an international statesman, but North Korean artists in Seoul who personally suffered under his leadership tell the BBC's Heather Chen and Minji Lee that peace talks won't change a man they call a tyrant.
For several years, Song Byeok played an instrumental role in North Korea's propaganda machine. The painter from Hwanghae province was noticed by the ruling elite and chosen to be a state artist.
Mr Song painted vivid, striking images showing anti-American and Japanese slogans, happy workers and of course, the Kim dynasty.... read more

 
10 June 2018 in World News, Views: 144
Source: BBC
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