At least seven executions under North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were the result of individuals watching K-pop, or pop music from South Korea, according to a report from a Seoul-based NGO.
Deadly consequences: The Transitional Justice Working Group (TJWG) published a report this month mapping out killings made under Kim.
‘Extremely inhumane’: Japanese inmates sue govt. for notifying them of execution just hours beforehand
Two inmates on death row have filed a lawsuit against the Japanese government after their lawyer argued that being notified only hours before they are executed is “extremely inhumane.”
Inhumane practice: The two death row inmates filed the suit in a district court in Osaka, demanding change and compensation for 22 million yen (approximately $194,000), lawyer Yutaka Ueda said, according to Reuters.