May 17, 2022

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Is resistance futile? Prospects for popular uprising in North Korea

Some recent reports suggest internal opposition to Kim Jong Un could be growing

Protests and other forms of resistance are increasing in North Korea, and while events have not reached a critical mass, some of the incidents are noteworthy for what the activities were, where it took place, and who was involved.

One such case is an admission by a senior member of North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un’s own staff.