May 17, 2022

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Is ‘The Interview’ putting North Koreans in danger?

Execution may not be in store, but contraband copies may nonetheless prompt stiff punishments

It has been months since Western audiences got to finally pass judgment on The Interview, the Hollywood satire of Kim Jong Un that sparked frantic debate and controversy leading up to its release.

Since the film hit in December, activist groups from South Korea and further afield have been trying to give North Koreans the very same opportunity.