All posts tagged "pro-north korea"

  • Court acquits S. Korean for following pro-North Twitter account

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A local court has acquitted a 73-year-old former journalist accused of following a Twitter account praising North Korean ideology, court records showed Thursday. The Seoul Western District Court found the defendant, identified only by...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • North Korean students use computers in a classroom with portraits of the country's later leaders Kim Il-sung, left, and his son Kim Jong-il hanging on the wall at the Kim Chaek University of Technology in Pyongyang, North Korea. Key North Korean websites were back online Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014 after an hours-long shutdown that followed a U.S. vow to respond to a cyberattack on Sony Pictures that Washington blames on Pyongyang. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
    9 doctors, 3 med students indicted for alleged ‘pro-North Korea’ activities

    BUSAN (Yonhap) — Nine oriental medicine doctors and three medical students have been indicted on charges of promoting North Korean ideologies in breach of an anti-North Korea law, prosecutors said Tuesday. The Busan District Prosecutors’ Office said...

    • Posted December 1, 2015
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  • Hwang Sun answers reporters' questions at the Seoul Central District Prosecutors' Office in Seoul on Dec. 22, 2014, before filing a libel suit against President Park Geun-hye. Hwang accused Park of calling her pro-North Korean activist. (Yonhap)
    S. Korean talk show host arrested on pro-N.K. charges

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — A local court issued an arrest warrant Wednesday for a South Korean woman who allegedly praised North Korea at talk shows she hosted last year. Police and prosecutors had asked the Seoul Central District...

    • Posted January 13, 2015
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  • Shin Eun-mi will be forced to leave Korea this week.
    Korean American woman to be deported for alleged pro-NK remarks

    Shin Eun-mi will be barred from entering South Korea for five years SEOUL (Yonhap) — Prosecutors have decided to deport a Korean American woman accused of making pro-North Korea remarks at a series of talk shows she hosted...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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