January 27, 2021

South Korea rules in favor of lawyer who brought books home from North Korea

A South Korean lawyer was declared “innocent” after bringing DPRK newspapers and texts home for “research purposes”

A South Korean citizen accused of illegally bringing North Korean newspapers and books back home after a 2018 visit to Pyongyang was ultimately acquitted, Incheon District Court’s press office confirmed to NK News on Friday.

The criminal trial was held in late August, the court stated, but results were disclosed to journalists on Sept. 4.