North Korean defectors and South Korean activists prepare to launch helium balloons carrying leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-un in this 2013 file photo. Photo: AP North Korean defectors and South Korean activists prepare to launch helium balloons carrying leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-un in this 2013 file photo. Photo: AP
North Korean defectors and South Korean activists prepare to launch helium balloons carrying leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-un in this 2013 file photo. Photo: AP
North Korea

South Korea bans flying of anti-North propaganda leaflets amid outcry

  • It marks the first time that South Korea’s parliament has passed a bill formally banning civilians from floating anti-North Korea leaflets across the border
  • Seoul previously banned such activities only during sensitive times, despite repeated protests from Pyongyang

Topic |   North Korea
North Korean defectors and South Korean activists prepare to launch helium balloons carrying leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-un in this 2013 file photo. Photo: AP North Korean defectors and South Korean activists prepare to launch helium balloons carrying leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-un in this 2013 file photo. Photo: AP
North Korean defectors and South Korean activists prepare to launch helium balloons carrying leaflets denouncing Kim Jong-un in this 2013 file photo. Photo: AP
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