March 01, 2024
Analysis

Kim Kyong Hui reappears in North Korean state media broadcast

After whispers of Kim Jong Il’s sister falling seriously ill in recent months, Kim Kyong Hui has appeared for a second time during Kim Jong Un’s visit to the Kumsusan Palace of Sun on Wednesday.

The visit, to celebrate the 67th founding of the Workers’ Party, comes on the heels of Kim Kyong Hui’s appearance at a national ceremony on October 7th. Her month-long absence had set off rumors that she was in poor health, leading to speculation about what her demise could mean for the regime.

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