Tuesday, January 20, 2015

"North Koreans Walk Across Frozen River to Kill Chinese for Food"

We used to joke around about the current dictators dad, especially by linking to "Kim jong-il looking at things".
His kid on the other hand is just a straight up psychopath.
From Bloomberg:
 North Koreans Walk Across Frozen River to China to Commit Murder
The Chinese and North Korean flags attached to a railing as trucks carrying Chinese-made goods cross into 
North Korea on the Sino-Korean Friendship Bridge at the Chinese border town of Dandong on Dec. 18, 2013
A spate of murders by North Koreans inside China’s border is prompting some residents to abandon their homes, testing China’s ability to manage both the 880-mile (1,400-kilometer) shared frontier and its relationship with the reclusive nation.

The violence reflects a growing desperation among soldiers, including border guards, since Kim Jong Un took over as supreme leader in Pyongyang three years ago. As well as seeking food, they are entering China to steal money.

“Bribes were one of the key sources of income for these guards to survive, but after Kim Jong Un came to power and tightened controls, it became difficult for them to take bribes, thus the criminal deviations,” said Kang Dong Wan, a professor of international relations at Busan’s Dong-a University in South Korea....MORE