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SKorean police summon activist over anti-Pyongyang leaflets

Beaumont Enterprise 10 May 2021
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police in Monday summoned an activist who said he flew hundreds of thousands of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets toward North Korea in defiance of a new law that criminalizes such activities.
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South Korean police summon activist over anti-Pyongyang leaflets

Stars and Stripes 10 May 2021
SEOUL, South KoreaSouth Korean police in Monday summoned an activist who said he flew hundreds of thousands of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets toward North Korea in defiance of a new law that criminalizes such activities.
photo: AP / Lee Jin-man
A man watches a TV news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, March 6, 2017.
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Moon urges North Korea to return to negotiation table

Korea Times 10 May 2021
Regarding the current stalemate, Moon said he believes Pyongyang is not refusing to engage in talks, and that the Kim Jong-un regime will make a last-minute decision because the new U.S ... lawmakers and international human rights groups that stated the law banning the anti-Pyongyang leaflet campaigns limited South Korea's freedom of speech.
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South Korea raids activist’s office over leaflets targeted at North

Irish Independent 06 May 2021
South Korean police have raided the office of an activist who said he had floated hundreds of thousands of propaganda leaflets towards North Korea by balloon in defiance of a new law. Propaganda leaflets have emerged as a new source of animosity between the two countries, with Pyongyang calling it a provocation and threatening to retaliate.
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South Korea police conduct raid over anti-North Korea balloons

La Prensa Latina 06 May 2021
Seoul, May 6 (EFE).- The South Korean police on Thursday raided the office of a prominent North Korean defector whose activist group claimed to have recently sent balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the North, which is prohibited by a new law ... The law, criticized by ...
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South Korea police raid anti-North Korea activist office over propaganda leaflets

Straits Times 06 May 2021
SEOUL (REUTERS) - South Korean police raided on Thursday (May 6) the office of an anti-North Korea activist group that said it had released balloons into the North last week carrying dollar bills and leaflets denouncing the government in Pyongyang.
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Asia PacificS.Korea police raid anti-North Korea activist office over propaganda leaflets

Reuters 06 May 2021
South Korean police raided on Thursday the office of an anti-North Korea activist group that said it had released balloons into the North last week carrying dollar bills and leaflets denouncing the government in Pyongyang. Such releases, though banned by a recent law, can provoke ...
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Nokor founder’s memoir triggers debate in South

Manila Standard Today 05 May 2021
A South Korean publisher’s defiant move to release the memoirs of the North’s founder Kim Il Sung has triggered a heated debate over Seoul’s decades-old ban on Pyongyang’s propaganda under national security laws ... Reproducing or possessing banned pro-Pyongyang materials is punishable by up to seven years in prison.
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North Korea founder's memoir triggers censorship debate in South KoreaThe South remains officially at war ...

Deccan Herald 04 May 2021
A South Korean publisher's defiant move to release the memoirs of the North's founder Kim Il Sung has triggered a heated debate over Seoul's decades-old ban on Pyongyang's propaganda under national security laws ... Reproducing or possessing banned pro-Pyongyang materials is punishable by up to seven years in prison ... Pyongyang.
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North Korea founder's memoir triggers censorship debate in South Korea

Straits Times 04 May 2021
GOYANG, SOUTH KOREA (AFP) - A South Korean publisher's defiant move to release the memoirs of the North's founder Kim Il Sung has triggered a heated debate over Seoul's decades-old ban on Pyongyang's propaganda under national security laws ... Reproducing or possessing banned pro-Pyongyang materials is punishable by up to seven years in prison.
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North Korea founder's memoir triggers censorship debate in South

Urdu Point 04 May 2021
Goyang, South Korea, May 4 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 4th May, 2021 ) .A South Korean publisher's defiant move to release the memoirs of the North's founder Kim Il Sung has triggered a heated debate over Seoul's decades-old ban on Pyongyang's propaganda under national security laws.
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North Korea founder’s memoir triggers censorship debate in South

The Philadelphia Inquirer 04 May 2021
... Kim Il Sung has triggered a heated debate over Seoul's decades-old ban on Pyongyang's propaganda under national security laws.
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N. Korea says Biden policy shows hostile U.S. intent, vows response

Union Leader 03 May 2021
absent any steps by Pyongyang to reduce tensions ... An activist group in South Korea said on Friday it had released balloons into North Korea carrying dollar bills and leaflets denouncing the government in Pyongyang, defying a recently imposed law banning such releases after complaints by the North.
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UPDATE 6-North Korea says Biden policy shows hostile U.S. intent, vows response

Gulf Daily News 03 May 2021
... response from Pyongyang ... An activist group in South Korea said on Friday it had released balloons into North Korea carrying dollar bills and leaflets denouncing the government in Pyongyang, defying a recently imposed law banning such releases after complaints by the North.
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