November 21, 2019

Ask a North Korean: What is the ‘songbun’ system like under Kim Jong Un?
"The songbun system exists in name only for many"
Greetings NK News readers, and welcome back to Ask a North Korean -- the feature where you send in your questions and have them answered by our North Korean defector writers.This is Tae-il Shim’s third piece for NK News — you can read his first here and second here.Today’s question is from Michael from Los Angeles, who asks: "Has Kim Jong Un relaxed the songbun system and if so to