North Korean defectors send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA North Korean defectors send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
North Korean defectors send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
South Korea

South Korea defends ban on anti-Pyongyang leaflets after ‘inane’ law slammed in US

  • South Korea earlier this month banned activists from using helium-filled balloons to carry leaflets criticising North Korea across the border
  • The practice has long been a source of conflict between the countries and activists now face the possibility of a fine or three years in prison

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North Korean defectors send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA North Korean defectors send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
North Korean defectors send balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets across the border from the South Korean border city of Paju. Photo: EPA
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