“champion in the fight against neocolonialism and imperialism,”
Those concerns of the human rights organizations and the UN are dismissed as western bias.
While many countries outside of that hermit nation worry about its nuclear weapons programme, its treatment of its own citizens has also come under fire. Many of the allegations of mistreatment have been denied, but an execution in May was well publicized by the head of the secret police there. Hyon Yong-Choi, head of the N. Korean military was executed with an anti-aircraft gun. He was charged with treason because he fell asleep during a meeting that Kim Jong-un attended.
Christian Science Monitor
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