May 22, 2024

ROK lawmakers seek to penalize unauthorized sending of leaflets to North Korea

Activists sending anti-regime leaflets to DPRK could face up to three years in jail under new law

South Korean lawmakers from the ruling Democratic Party on Friday proposed an amendment that would prohibit sending anti-regime leaflets to the North without prior approval from the unification minister.

In the proposal, the lawmakers noted the South Korean government is currently unable to formally prohibit flying anti-DPRK leaflets and items to the North.

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