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Kim Jong-Un's uncle reportedly edited out of documentary footage
foxnews.com ^ | Dec 8, 2013

Posted on 12/08/2013 12:35:24 PM PST by rdl6989

Documentary footage of North Korea ruler Kim Jong-Un appears to have been edited so as to remove his once-powerful uncle, who has reportedly been sacked from some of the highest-ranking positions in the so-called "Hermit Kingdom."

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Yonhap reportedly viewed the documentary footage of Kim's inspection visit to a military unit, which was rerun on the North's Korean Central Television Station, and noted in a report that Jang had been hidden or deleted in a total of 13 scenes. By contrast, a version that aired nine times in October clearly showed Jang accompanying his nephew and standing close by.

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TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jangsongthaek; kimjongun; northkorea
The plot thickens. I wonder if the uncle is still alive?
1 posted on 12/08/2013 12:35:24 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

Is Hairy Reed going to have Bammy excised from American History eventually?


2 posted on 12/08/2013 12:38:03 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: rdl6989

His uncle has become an unperson. He never existed but the Party has always existed, will exist and exists forever with the Dear Leader as its guide to the glorious socialist future.


3 posted on 12/08/2013 12:38:41 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: rdl6989

Uncle Joe Biden is in the area. Watch out Joe!!!


4 posted on 12/08/2013 12:40:54 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: Paladin2

Not likely. But “we have to pass it to find out what’s in it” Nancy might disappear.


5 posted on 12/08/2013 12:44:17 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: rdl6989

Some examples of him being removed from the documentary.

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2013/12/07/60/0401000000AEN20131207002051315F.html


6 posted on 12/08/2013 12:54:16 PM PST by rdl6989
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They have already rewritten their history on that?

That was fast.


7 posted on 12/08/2013 12:54:45 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: rdl6989

He better get the folk out of there


8 posted on 12/08/2013 12:55:05 PM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: rdl6989

How does Auntie feel about this?

Apparently she is still holding her position over small manufacturing or whatever.


9 posted on 12/08/2013 12:55:44 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: yldstrk

I’m thinking he’s room temperature right about now.


10 posted on 12/08/2013 12:56:48 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: GeronL

Good question about Auntie. Maybe some NK experts here will know more.


11 posted on 12/08/2013 12:57:45 PM PST by rdl6989
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To: rdl6989

She must have shown proper allegiance to her nephew or she would have been axed too.


12 posted on 12/08/2013 12:58:27 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: rdl6989

http://freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3099469/posts

Fear as top cadres recalled

Looks like a bunch of commies around the country are being called to Pyongyang for a good old fashion purge.


13 posted on 12/08/2013 12:59:40 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: rdl6989

Truly, there is no safe place to be in a totalitarian state.
Solzhenitsyn wrote that the GULAG prison camps were filled with “loyal party members,” who could not understand how they got there. He suggested that the random policy of arresting even enthusiastic communists was the most effective way of ensuring that everyone would live in fear, and that fear was the basis of unquestioning loyalty.
Outsiders often do not understand this, and try to figure out who is the “hard-liner,” and who is the “moderate.” These categories have almost no meaning in a place like the DPRK.


14 posted on 12/08/2013 1:03:24 PM PST by docbnj
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To: rdl6989

I don’t care about the Uncle or any of the North Korean elite, but my heart breaks for the people.


15 posted on 12/08/2013 1:06:11 PM PST by volunbeer (We must embrace austerity or austerity will embrace us)
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To: docbnj

Very true


16 posted on 12/08/2013 1:24:02 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: docbnj

In the early 80’s, I traveled to Hungary for the first time. My wife’s family lands had been separated in WW2 with Austria. So, some farmland was on the Austrian side, some on the Hungarian side.

The closest big city was Gyor. Near the bus stop was a huge building. It was known as “the hospital”.

Many many people were put in there. There was always a soviet tank outside, and all around was a patrol of soviet soldiers.

I was told by her grandmother, that this was the place that they sent people who had “mental illness”.

Mental illness included those who were turned in by neighbors. It was pretty common I guess, to report your neighbor was holding back on pigs, chickens, cucumbers, or whatever. See, a percentage of what you owned was not yours, it belonged to the state, and you were required to bring it to... well, I guess they were sort of offices, each month. I don’t know the real name. Her grandmother grew cucumbers, and while I was there, they had to cart off about 70% of what she grew to the “office”.

In any event, the most powerful people in town were the post-masters. They would get phone calls (no one had phones), and mail and ride their bikes through the town to tell someone they had a phone call and deliver mail. They were very corrupt. If it got to be too much, people would get together and report them to the Soviet officers. Now, these post masters were very loyal to the party, but if several house holds got together, they could have these postmasters sent to “the hospital”.

Also, out of jealousy or whatever, it was common for neighbors to complain against other neighbors.

One of the neighbors to Mumma, was trading Deutch Marks for Forints, and a very high rate compared to the national rate. She was sent away to the hospital as well. Because? She was doing very well financially, where her neighbors were not. Someone was jealous and turned her in.

It was a horrible time in Hungarian history.

We wanted to buy “Mumma” 2 piglets before we left, and she refused, saying her neighbors would be jealous and she did not want to stand out, so to speak.

A sad time.

Nowadays it is much better, but the soviets treated Hungary, Poland and Czechoslovakia, Romania etc as nothing more than fodder to feed the USSR.

“Hospitalization” was not uncommon at all.


17 posted on 12/08/2013 1:34:53 PM PST by esoxmagnum (Turtles don't win fights, they just turtle up. Victory belongs to the aggressor, not the turtle.)
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To: rdl6989
Commies pull the same stupid tricks.

It's not like the citizen of North Korea - the creepiest country in the Universe - would object. With the boot firmly smashing into their faces what citizen would dare to notice?

Rather than remove ‘uncle’ the commie thugs should say 'uncle' was now Suzy Cream-cheese. NK's hopeless citizens would buy it...or else. Must be fun to live under a commie thug.

18 posted on 12/08/2013 1:43:35 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: rdl6989

what else has he been edited out of???


19 posted on 12/08/2013 2:29:24 PM PST by Uncle Chip
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To: rdl6989

Un is proving to be every bit as bloody as his father and grandfather. That education and easy living in Switzerland had no bearing on his brutality. Well, I would bet the farm he is still living easy, just behind closed doors.


20 posted on 12/08/2013 2:49:40 PM PST by armydawg505
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Un is proving to be every bit as bloody as his father and grandfather. That education and easy living in Switzerland had no bearing on his brutality. Well, I would bet the farm he is still living easy, just behind closed doors.


21 posted on 12/08/2013 2:54:07 PM PST by armydawg505
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To: armydawg505; All

And here it is, the OFFICIAL announcement from Pyongyang that he was removed for crimes against the govt.

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/northkorea/2013/12/09/52/0401000000AEN20131209000400320F.html


22 posted on 12/08/2013 3:13:17 PM PST by rdl6989
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