February 25, 2024

Exclusive: N. Korean warning threatens deforesters with execution

Kim Jong Un has said illegal woodcutting is tantamount to "treachery"

The North Korean state has been warning citizens who hamper forest restoration and destroy natural habitats that they might face the death penalty for their crimes, photos obtained by NK News this month and taken last year have revealed.

The source could not say where in the country photos were taken, due to the sensitivity of obtaining the material.