Laibach rocks N. Korea: Scenes from a historic concert | NK News
July 21, 2024

Laibach rocks N. Korea: Scenes from a historic concert

What kind of impression did Pyongyang’s first ever rock concert make? Could there be another?

August 19-20 saw the situation on the Korean Peninsula ramped up to its highest tensions since 2013.

In the aftermath of the serious injury of two South Korean soldiers by a landmine allegedly planted by the DPRK, loudspeakers broadcasting pro-democracy propaganda messages were placed on the DMZ for the first time in over a decade.

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