North Korea executes ‘traitor’ Jang Song Thaek

Military tribunal orders execution of Jang Song Thaek
December 12th, 2013

North Korean state media outlet the Korea Central News Agency has declared that Jang Song Thaek, the uncle of Kim Jong Un and former vice Chairman of the National Defence Commission, has been executed.

North Korea announced news that Jang had been tried in a special military tribunal in a bulletin released early Friday morning

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll has written on North Korea since 2010 and writes between London and Seoul.

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