Pyongyang authorities block windows of hundreds of high-rise apartments | NK News
June 13, 2024
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Pyongyang authorities block windows of hundreds of high-rise apartments

Buildings in the vicinity of Pyongyang's 'forbidden city' have windows on upper floors blocked

North Korean authorities have physically blocked out the high-rise windows of what appear to be hundreds of apartments throughout Pyongyang, NK News analysis of late August and September photos shows.

Windows in the upper sections of buildings facing towards or near the 'forbidden city' complex in central Pyongyang have been blocked with opaque covers or one-directional slats, photographs of multiple buildings in its vicinity indicate.

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