July 9 (UPI) — North Korean government are stepping up anti-South Korea lectures following the inter-Korea basketball tournament in Pyongyang closing week, consistent with a South Korean press document, but peculiar North Koreans don’t seem to be persuaded via the propaganda.
Daily NK mentioned Monday the state has been criticizing the South, calling its wealthier rival a “decaying and diseased” society that have to be saved at arm’s duration.
As diplomatic engagement will increase contact between the 2 Koreas and reduces hostility across the border, government could also be concerned peculiar North Koreans may view the South favorably.
“On July THREE, a lecture explaining how South Korea is a decaying and diseased society was held for locals,” stated Day-To-Day NK’s source in North Hamgyong Province. “They Have Got endured to slander South Korea relentlessly given that that time.”
in line with the source, the lecturer said South Korean society is polarized among wealthy and terrible and South Koreans are “dominated by means of cash.”
“The lecturer criticized the South as a society where people are indiscriminately killed as robbers loom huge, a society the place even parents and children kill one another over money,” the source stated.
The source brought anti-South lectures had been shelved for slightly a while, however they is also being added as the state concerns concerning the impact of engagement on the folks’s perceptions of the South.
Daily NK pronounced the lectures are not having the desired impact, and its source mentioned the North Koreans attending the lecture seemed disinterested or bored.
“to start with folks paid consideration because it was a lecture on South Korea, but because the criticisms persevered other folks started to doze off,” the supply mentioned. “No Longer many people believe the propaganda.”
Kim Jong Un has additionally made changes to his public activities.
The North Korean chief previously attended ceremonies marking the dying anniversary of organic grandfather and founder Kim Il Sung, however his identify was once no longer discussed within the protection of the ceremony in the Workers’ Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun, in keeping with Newsis.
Kim was once not in attendance, according to stories.