The North Korean Anti-Virus Combined Command Changed to ’82 Combined Command’… Permanent Organizational Transition?

Directive issued by the Party Central Committee last June. /Photo = Daily NK source provided

It was belatedly confirmed that the North Korean authorities changed the name of the anti-socialist and non-socialist joint command unit to the ’82 joint command unit’ in accordance with the decision of the 3rd plenary session of the 8th Labor Party held in June.

According to a directive from the Party Central Committee recently obtained by Daily NK, the authorities informed of this decision and said, “(Future activities) should proceed with the basic purpose of thoroughly establishing a unified command system in the fight against anti-socialism and non-socialism. do,” he said.

Although the cause of the name change is not yet known, it is observed that the organization is aimed at concealing the organization as it is focusing on monitoring residents such as smuggling and using Chinese mobile phones as well as enjoying Hallyu content.

In fact, it is said that the change of the name of the 82nd Combined Command was only communicated to the relevant institution and was not known to the general public. Also, as a result of checking this paper, the name was not published in the Rodong Sinmun.

It is also possible that the name change was attempted to highlight the words of the supreme leader due to the nature of North Korea.

‘1.09 Sangmu’ (109 Groupa), widely known as the most representative organization for controlling the Korean Wave, was organized after the date of Kim Jong-il’s instruction (October 9), ‘to eradicate foreign capitalism’. Also, ‘January 14 Sangmu’ is considered as the most prominent organization since Kim Jong-un took power, and it is said that it was created in accordance with Kim Jong-un’s instruction (January 14) to crack down on illegal publications and recordings.

In particular, it was pointed out that it was originally in the form of a campania (campaign), but it is a part of the preliminary suspension work to convert it to a permanent organization in the future.

The source said, “The 82nd Joint Command at each level reports the details of its execution to the central office on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. It’s a part where you can feel the will,” he said.

The authorities also sought to strengthen the duties and roles of the 82nd Joint Command. In addition, he emphasized that a kind of ‘war of annihilation’ should be conducted with high intensity through linkage and cooperation with each regional organization.

In particular, the authorities ordered that ‘violent criminals who seriously infringed on people’s life safety and criminals of drugs, superstitions, and impure publications be dealt with firmly’. It is interpreted as emphasizing the need to create an atmosphere so that similar cases do not occur by dealing with swift action.

In addition, it was emphasized that strict punishment will be imposed on acts that disrupt the system, such as ‘missing reports’ and ‘ignoring the command system’. This shows the will to thoroughly block the possibility of various types of corruption while emphasizing responsibility.

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