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Korean War-Era Court Photos Released

Posted June. 22, 2006 03:06,   


The photos of the people’s court by North Korean soldiers during the Korean War were made public. The Ministry of Government Administration and Home Affairs released the photos in time for the 56th anniversary of the Korean War for the first time. They include a photo (top) showing a crowd calling for the execution of 23 police officers in 1950, the one (middle) showing the police officers, who were sentenced to death, heading to the execution site, and the one (bottom) showing police officers in the people’s court. Where the photos were taken was not confirmed. The photos of the people’s court and the photo exhibition titled “War Seen through Photos” will be exhibited in the Central Governmental Complex in Seoul from June 22 to June 26.