South Korea on Tuesday stated they might ban two North Korean defector teams within the nation over their sending of anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets, native media reported.
The South Korean Unification Ministry filed a felony criticism in opposition to two two North Korean defector-run teams — Fighters for a Free North Korea and Kuensaem– and revoked their permits, based on Yonhap Information Company.
The transfer got here after final month North Korea attacked and blew up the inter-Korean liaison workplace alongside the border in anger over leaflets sending throughout the border by the teams criticizing chief Kim Jong-un, saying such leafleting violates a collection of peace agreements between the 2 sides.
Final month, the ministry held a closed-door listening to to offer the teams one final probability to clarify themselves earlier than going forward with the revocation course of.
Kuensaem officers attended the listening to, however Fighters for a Free North Korea didn’t ship its representatives, based on the company.
Fighters for a Free North Korea, run by North Korean defector Park Sang-hak, and Kuensaem, run his youthful brother Park Jung-oh, are among the many most energetic teams in sending leaflets that criticize chief Kim Jong-un and his household, based on the information company.
Tensions on the peninsula have elevated notably on account of Seoul’s failure to cease anti-Pyongyang propaganda leaflets from being despatched throughout the border.