Soldiers pay tribute to the statues of former leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il on Mansu Hill to mark the Day of the Sun in Pyongyang. Photo: AP

North Koreans’ loyalty on show as thousands pay tribute to dynasty leaders on founder Kim Il-sung’s birthday

  • North Koreans are taught from birth to revere the Kim family and the ceremonies surrounding such occasions are one of the ways in which authorities reinforce loyalty
Topic |   North Korea

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Soldiers pay tribute to the statues of former leaders Kim Il-sung and Kim Jong-il on Mansu Hill to mark the Day of the Sun in Pyongyang. Photo: AP
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