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N. Korea Executes 80 for Owning Bible, Watching TV

November 12, 2013

North Korea has executed 80 people by firing squad for minor misdemeanors, the South Korean newspaper, JoongAng Ilbo reported.

The misdemeanors include things like watching television programs from South Korea or possessing a Bible.


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