December 28, 2011 16:10 PM
Defectors Send Anti-NK Leaflets Via Air On Kim's Funeral Day
PAJU, South Korea, Dec 28 (Bernama) -- About 50 North Korean defectors launched balloons carrying anti-Pyongyang leaflets into the communist state on Wednesday, as the regime held a state funeral for its late leader Kim Jong-il.
The activists from two defector groups -- Fighters for Free North Korea and the NK People's Liberation Front -- launched 200,000 leaflets from Imjingak pavilion in the northern border city of Paju that urged their compatriots in the North to "rise up" against the Pyongyang regime, reports Yonhap News Agency.
Activists in the South have frequently sent propaganda leaflets across the border, condemning Kim Jong-il and calling for an uprising against him.
On Wednesday, the launch came as North Korea held a state funeral for its late leader, who died of heart failure on Dec 17, according to North Korean media...
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