WorldViews: Kim Jong-Il


Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/14/2012

Kim Jong-Il birthday celebration: A list of propaganda for the Supreme Leader

On his birthday, the former North Korean leader will give his people plenty of propaganda — even after his death.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, North Korea, Kim Jong-Il, propaganda

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 01/12/2012

North Korea reportedly to punish those who didn’t properly mourn Kim Jong-Il

Some who did not properly mourn the death of Kim Jong-Il will be sent to labor training or reeducation camps, the Daily NK reported.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  01:40 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, North Korea, Kim Jong-Il, mourning

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Kim Jong Il funeral in North Korea a theatrical affair (video)

North Korean state television broadcast images of grief and agony at the funeral of Kim Jong Il, playing looped images of the crowd while saying it was “live.”

By Elizabeth Flock  |  08:58 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, North Korea, Kim Jong Il, Kim Jong Eun, state funeral

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Kimjongilia: the flower of a fallen dictator

A flower named for the former leader of North Korea gets its time in the sun.

By Melissa Bell  |  12:48 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Kimjongilia, Kim Jong Il, North Korea

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 12/20/2011

How S. Korean newspapers reported Kim Jong Il’s death

66-year dynasty at a crossroads; Korean peninsula in turmoil; Destiny in hands of 28-year-old Kim Jong Eun.

By Anup Kaphle  |  12:01 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Kim Jong-il

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Kim Jong Il’s July 9, 1994 headline: ‘Enigmatic heir apparent viewed as dangerous eccentric’

We pulled the Washington Post front-page story from when Kim Jong Il was named successor.

By T.R. Reid  |  09:04 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Kim Jong Il, Kim Il Song, North Korea

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 12/19/2011

South Korea cautiously optimistic after Kim Jong Il’s death (Audio)

Following the death of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Il, the country’s main rival looks to the future

By Anup Kaphle  |  10:26 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, North Korea, South Korea, Kim Jong Il

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 12/19/2011

North Korea mourns Kim Jong Il with public wailing (Video)

After the death of North Korea’s Kim Jong Il, the country entered a 13-day mourning period for their “dear leader”

By Melissa Bell  |  09:26 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Kim Jong Il, North Korea