Sunday, August 02, 2009

Overly-Upbeat North Korean news stories

A former North Korean refugee, Cha Eun Chae, 20, who now lives in Seoul, says that in North Korea every story was upbeat.

So when it came to a subject like the economy, for example, there was no way of really knowing how the economy was performing.

"They would always say, 'The harvest was good this year.' ---[Meanwhile] we saw our neighbors starving."

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