Members of Fighters for Free North Korea, an organisation of defectors from North Korea, send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA Members of Fighters for Free North Korea, an organisation of defectors from North Korea, send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
Members of Fighters for Free North Korea, an organisation of defectors from North Korea, send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA

North Korea

‘Is this Seoul, or Pyongyang?’: in Moon’s Korea, defectors from North face jail for propaganda fliers

  • The practice of many North Korean defectors-turned-activists to send information leaflets over the border is set to be outlawed in the South
  • Human rights activists say the clampdown betrays freedom of speech; Moon Jae-in’s government says it is necessary to ensure inter-Korean peace

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Members of Fighters for Free North Korea, an organisation of defectors from North Korea, send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA Members of Fighters for Free North Korea, an organisation of defectors from North Korea, send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
Members of Fighters for Free North Korea, an organisation of defectors from North Korea, send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
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