- - Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The junior dictator of North Korea apparently enjoys getting drunk and threatening his military leaders until they are overcome with emotion.

On a recent outing to his summer villa, the leader of the hermit kingdom Kim Jong-Un apparently drank too much and began berating senior officers around him, ordering them to write out confessions of their failures. Fearing execution, or forced deportation, many of them reportedly began to cry.

“That none of you were able to produce not even one military satellite is a misconduct that is commensurate to treason,” said the North Korean leader.

The next morning, the hungover Dear Leader apparently forgot his antics the previous evening, “Why are you gathered here?” Mr. Kim allegedly said, before adding: “Be careful about your health because you are all old,” reported the International Business Times.

“The government uses threats of detention, forced labor, and public executions to ensure obedience and imposes harsh restrictions on freedom of information and movement. It criminalizes leaving the country without official permission, and in some instances state security services actively pursue North Koreans into China, seeking to detain and forcibly return them,” reported Human Rights Watch.


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