WomenCrossDMZ took 'boilerplate' propaganda march in N. Korea: Observers | NK News
June 23, 2024

WomenCrossDMZ took ‘boilerplate’ propaganda march in N. Korea: Observers

WomenCrossDMZ event hosted by North Korea 'for domestic propaganda reasons'

WomenCrossDMZ peace activists were taken on a "boilerplate" propaganda march of Pyongyang by a body well-known for cultivating relations with North Korea sympathizer groups, observers said Tuesday.

Instead of being an example of "citizen-to-citizen diplomacy," the North Korean hosts of the WomenCrossDMZ delegation would have facilitated it "for domestic propaganda reasons," said Curtis Melvin, a researcher at the U.S. Korea-Institute in Washington, D.C.

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