North Korean defector reveals truth behind Kim Jong-un’s staged public appearances

31 October 2015 / 1 year 7 months ago

A former North Korean soldier has made shocking revelations about life under Kim Jong-un.

According to The Daily Mail via Asian Town, the man has witnessed regular public executions in North Korea.

The defector also revealed that people had no choice but to clap in the precence of Kim Jong-un or they will be killed. 

'You have to do it because you don't want to die. You chant 'Long Live' and clap because you don't want to die,' he said.

He has served in the North Korean military for 20 years and his first attempt to escape North Korea ended in him being imprisoned and beaten for 15 days. 

See what other revelations he made about North Korea in the gallery below. 

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