BREAKING: Pyongyang Sentences Four Journalists To Death For Book Reviews

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Four South Korean journalists have been sentenced to death by Pyongyang for critical book reviews, according to Daily Mail.

The book, titled, “North Korea Confidential” discusses the black market of South Korean goods inside North Korea.

The Korean version was retitled “Capitalist Republic of Korea” and replaces the red star in the North’s coat of arms with a dollar sign.

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By reviewing the book, newspapers “committed a hideous crime of seriously insulting the dignity of the DPRK” as part of a “sordid smear campaign”, the North’s Central Court said.

The papers had the “temerity” to carry a picture of the book cover, it added in a statement carried by the official Korean Central News Agency.

“They have reached the state of slandering and insulting even the inviolable name of our country and its national emblem,” it said.

The presidents of both newspapers, as well as one journalist from each, were sentenced to death by Pyongyang.

“The criminals hold no right to appeal and the execution will be carried out any moment and at any place without going through any additional procedures,” it added.

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