Money and power rampant in selecting participants for Letter of Loyalty Run

The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North Korean Workers’ Party, reported on the 19th that “the starting meeting for the Letter of Loyalty Run was held the day before (18th) at the secret camp in Mt. Baekdu.” /Photo = Labor Newspaper News 1

In the midst of the ‘Letter of Loyalty Run’ event in North Korea, in which members of the national boy bands participate, it is said that bribes were bought in the process of selecting participants for the event.

A source from South Pyongan Province told Daily NK on the 24th, “At the direction of the Central Socialist Patriotic Youth League (Youth League) to hold a letter of loyalty relay event, the South Pyongan Province Youth League proceeded to select participants for the relay run, and in the process, power The abundance of money and money caused dissatisfaction of parents.”

According to the source, the Youth League of South Pyongan Province instructed youth organizations in each city and county to select participants by the 19th according to the rules for selecting the candidates for the Letter of Loyalty Run. made me frown

The regulations put forward by the provincial youth league earlier stated that each school should prioritize selecting boys who set an example in study and organizational life and who have both height and physical strength.

Accordingly, at first, candidates were selected and trained according to the rules, but during the training, boys were newly selected under the name of reserve TO (TO) and the seats of the boys who were previously selected were taken away.

As it turned out, these boys were selected with their parents’ money and power. In the end, 70% of the participants in the Letter of Loyalty Run event consisted of children of executives or donju, and the results were not announced until the 20th.

Among the parents of the boys who were pushed out by this, ‘even things that went smoothly in the past are clouding the hearts of pure children under the control of money and power’, ‘money and power are sold even to boy band events that are not appointed as executives or college admissions. It is known that there were strong complaints such as hitting ‘.

The source said, “Parents were given priority (allocated) to the children of parents with money and power, not only the letter of loyalty event that was being held this time, but also the right to visit Pyongyang and the Thousand Miles of Learning that came down to schools this spring. Boys from poor families accused it of becoming a country where they could do nothing.”

The Labor Newspaper, the official newspaper of the North Korean Workers’ Party, previously On the 19th, it was reported that the starting meeting for the Letter of Loyalty Run was held at the secret camp in Mt. Baekdu on the previous day (18th).

The newspaper introduced that this event was organized to commemorate the writing of a letter by Kim Jong-il wishing for Kim Il-sung’s health 70 years ago, claiming that members of the national boy band eagerly petitioned to participate in the event.

This event, in which letters pledging allegiance to the supreme leader are transported from all over the country to Pyongyang in the form of a relay race, starts from the secret camp at Mt.

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