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Japanese fashion brand Uniqlo has one item in its current springtime lineup that some are saying would appeal to your average dictator.
Uniqlo’s new Military Jacket has been drawing much attention among netizens who think it looks like something a leader of a dictatorship would wear.
Many North Koreans marched up Pyongyang’s Mansu Hill Grand Monument bearing flowers on Sunday as the country marked the sixth anniversary of the death of its late leader and father of Kim Jong-un, Kim Jong-il.
Civilians as well as soldiers paid their respects at Mansu Hill Grand Monument, where the large bronze statue of Kim Jong-il stands alongside his father and the nation’s founder, Kim Il-sung, who is also regarded as North Korea’s “eternal president”.
North Korea’s former leader Kim Jong-il spoke some harsh criticisms against his own people during his dictatorial rule, recently uncovered private recordings revealed.
Kim Jong-un’s dad allegedly criticized his own citizens and openly mocked himself and North Korean films in secret recordings smuggled by kidnapped South Korean filmmakers who had escaped to the U.S. in 1985.
Director and Producer Shin Sang-ok and his wife, actress Choi Eun-hee, were the ultimate power couple in the South Korean film industry during the 60’s and the 70’s.
Upon establishing Shin Film, the pair went on to produce several acclaimed films through the 1960s which garnered international recognition for South Korea at various film festivals.