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  1. Lifestyle - Books - POLITICS

    Book review: A Capitalist in North Korea, by Felix Abt

    Posted Aug 03rd 2014, 11:57am by Julian Ryall

    ... about the possibilities of a more open future- but too often Abt comes across as an apologist for the regime of Kim Jong-il and his son and successor, Kim Jong-un. While human rights activists claim prison camps hold as many as 200,000 people, the UN estimates the figure at 120,000. Abt says that figure "represents less than 1 per cent of the total population". So ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - AUTOBIOGRAPHY

    Book review: Dear Leader, by Jang Jin-sung

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 12:17pm by Julian Ryall

    ... of a regime that remains brutal and callous under Kim Jong-il's son, Jong-un. The end of the Kims' rule can't come soon enough for 24 million residents of that benighted nation. ... powerful motivation were the secrets he learned about Kim Jong-il, who ruled with an iron fist after the death in 1994 of his father, Kim Il-sung, until his own demise in December 2011. Elevated ...

  3. Showman still with something to prove

    Posted Aug 06th 2005, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... governments. 'He should have been tougher on Kim Jong-il and brought all the abductees back from North Korea,' says Yoichi Shimada, a professor of international relations at Fukui Prefectural ... zone and that Tokyo would be asserting its right to a seat on the UN Security Council, while locked in territorial rows that had long lain dormant with four neighbouring countries. But back ...



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