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North Korea to hold Supreme People's Assembly session next month: state media

Korea Times 26 Aug 2021
North Korea will convene a meeting of its rubber-stamp legislature in Pyongyang next month to discuss adopting laws on youth education and modifications to the national economic plan, state media said Thursday. The standing committee of the Supreme People's Assembly met in Pyongyang on Tuesday and decided to convene an SPA session on Sept.
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Kim Yo-jong causes internal conflicts in South over joint military drill with US

Korea Times 03 Aug 2021
The PPP has criticized the government for doing everything that Kim Yo-jong has demanded, including establishing a law to ban anti-Pyongyang leaflet campaigns late last year after she slammed the campaigns and the North blew up the inter-Korean joint liaison office in Gaeseong in protest.
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US welcomes reopening of inter-Korean communication lines as 'positive step'

Korea Times 28 Jul 2021
North Korea had unilaterally severed all its cross-border communication channels with the South in June 2020 to protest anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets sent by activist groups in South Korea ... Seoul, Pyongyang restore cross-border communication lines ... Pyongyang has stayed away from denuclearization talks with Washington since early 2019.
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Seoul rebuts UN special rapporteurs' concerns over anti-leaflet law

Korea Times 11 Jul 2021
special rapporteurs that a new law that bans the launching of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the inter-Korean border could restrict freedom of expression, documents show ... special rapporteurs that a new law that bans the launching of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets ...
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Prosecutors ask judge to send Virgil Griffith back to jail for bail term violations

Cryptopolitan 11 Jul 2021
Virgil Griffith is undergoing an investigation because of falsifying US laws.He is accused of the speech he made Pyongyang Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Conference.The speech that he made mentioned a way using which any individual can bypass US Sanctions using crypto tech.For ...
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Biden's pick of envoy to North Korea means request for dialogue: Moon

Korea Times 26 May 2021
He called on the Moon administration to halt its campaign to phase out South Korea's use of nuclear energy in order to faithfully carry out the summit agreement, and to abolish a law on banning the sending of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets across the border.
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N.Korea defectors urge U.S. rights pressure as South’s Moon leaves for Biden summit

Reuters 19 May 2021
president ... In what critics called an effort to improve relations with the North, Moon's government this year introduced a law banning defectors and activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the reclusive country ... Pyongyang has long denounced the practice, and urged Moon to stop it or face the “worst phase” of relations ... Our Standards.
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North Korea defectors urge U.S. rights pressure as South’s Moon leaves for Biden summit

Metro USA 19 May 2021
president ... In what critics called an effort to improve relations with the North, Moon’s government this year introduced a law banning defectors and activists from launching anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the reclusive country ... Pyongyang has long denounced the practice, and urged Moon to stop it or face the “worst phase” of relations ... .
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Vaccine, chips, North Korea on agenda for Seoul-Washington summit

Korea Times 16 May 2021
lawmakers and human rights advocates are denouncing South Korea's new law of banning activists from flying anti-Pyongyang leaflets and other materials into North Korea ... lawmakers are criticizing the law for supposedly violating freedom of speech.
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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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