South Koreans Users of Propaganda Website Risk Punishment

Users could be in violation of archaic South Korean anti-communist law
April 5th, 2013
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SEOUL – Records released by hackers show that over 2000 South Koreans are subscribed to North Korean propaganda website Uriminzokkiri, and are now thought to be at risk of punishment under South Korea’s archaic National Security Act if found guilty of engaging in subversive “anti-South Korean” activities.

The hacker group Anonymous Korea made the

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James Pearson (@pearswick) was the NK News Seoul Correspondent.

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