Posts Tagged ‘Youth Vanguard’

‘True to the Instructions of the Great General’: Political Stability and Youth Work in Post-Kim Jong Il North Korea

By | February 29, 2012

On November 25, 1945, the northwestern city of Sinuiju was gripped by a coordinated rebellion of anti-communist youth.  The multiple demonstrations on that day began with violence, and were violently suppressed. When the gunpowder aurora had lifted, the Soviet administrators summoned Kim Il Song from Pyongyang by airplane — the 30-something leader who had been […]