March 01, 2021

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Kim Jong Un’s aunt, once reported killed, makes first appearance in six years

Kim Kyong Hui appears alongside leader Kim Jong Un at Lunar New Year concert

Kim Kyong Hui, the aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and a once-influential figure in the DPRK leadership, reappeared in state media reporting on Sunday, her first such appearance in over six years.

Kim, widely reported to have been ordered killed in the wake of the high-profile purge and execution of her husband Jang Song Thaek, appeared alongside the DPRK leader and other members of his family at a concert marking the Lunar New Year in Pyongyang.