What is happening over in North Korea and why do we not try and stop the atrocities being committed? Just how insane is Kim Jong-un? (VERY) How bad is life for the average North Korean citizen? (HELL ON EARTH) Does the North Korean regime have any redeeming qualities? (UM… NOPE) Find out how North Korea came to be and what life is like in the “Hermit Kingdom” in this totalitarian edition of Timesuck.
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Map of the Korean peninsula
American Otto Warmbier
Author and defector Park Yeon-mi
Staged crying at Kim Jong-il’s funeral