September 29, 2020

N.Korea’s State Security Minister is dismissed, MoU says

NK Leadership Tracker data shows Kim made only three leadership appearances in 2016

North Korea’s Minister of State Security, Kim Won Hong, has been dismissed from his position, South Korea’s Ministry of Unification (MoU) said on Friday, without providing evidence for the claim.

The State Security Department (SSD) is North Korea's regime political security organization and is responsible for spying on citizens and running political prisons.