June 05, 2023

North Korea crops pictures of Seoul in mass protest coverage

Despite reporting 1.1 million marched, Rodong neglects to publish photos of Saturday's giant crowds

North Korean party organ the Rodong Sinmun has for two days in a row covered the mass-protest held on November 12 in Seoul and its political aftermath.

But analysis shows that the paper has only used selective pictures to avoid showing the entirety of the crowds and the wealth of Seoul.