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<Photo Report> Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART5) Toddlers and female Junior High School students roaming around a city. Some children have lost their legs.

A homeless girl–a Junior High School student–using a briquette stove to warm up at a market. November 2012, in Hyesan City, Ryanggang Province (ASIAPRESS)

 

2017/Jan/10

These pictures of “Kotchebi”, the homeless, were taken by an ASIAPRESS reporting partner after Kim Jong-un took over the regime.

The Kim Jong-un regime has implemented a type of “hiding policy”–the regime thoroughly detains both children and adult kotchebi to make it seem as if there is no homeless problem.  Despite the efforts of the regime the number of kotchebi has shown no decrease, since the “incessant emergence” of kotchebi cannot be stymied because chronic poverty continues.
Related article: Kotchebi, the Homeless, Under the Kim Jong-un Regime (PART4) Orphans left behind by the society. No help available for them in reality.

Three kotchebi roam around near a market. A girl wearing a red jacket is sitting on the ground, she seems to be a Junior High School student. Next to her, there is a boy wearing a torn jacket meant for an adult. November 2012, in Hyesan City, Ryanggang Province(ASIAPRESS)

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