August 13, 2022

North Korean veterans turn to violent, drug-related crimes: report

Radio Free Asia report cites sources claiming ‘difficult living situations’ led to illicit activity

A number of North Korean veterans in tough living situations have been committing violent and drug-related crimes, according to a Radio Free Asia (RFA) article published on Tuesday.

The trend has prompted the North Korean government to “severely condemn antisocial behavior among veterans,” according to the article.