North Koreans Punished for Not Mourning Enough

Posted on May 1, 2012

When mourning for a dead leader, make sure that you cry and look genuinely sad, especially when you are in North Korea.

North Korean authorities rounded up people who had not shown enough sadness during the death of and mourning period for Kim Jong-Il last December.

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Citizens who were suspected of “not mourning enough” were sent to labor-training camps for at least six months. Others were sent to re-education camps.

Those truly unfortunate were sent to remote areas with their families for unspecified punishment.

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