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Children of the Secret State

December 14th, 2005 . by Matt

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This guy probably wont be invited back to North Korea

A few months ago I saw ‘Children of the Secret State‘, a discovery channel documentary that took a look inside North Korea and how the so-called ‘socialist paradise on earth’ treats its orphans. This is definitely a video that I wanted readers of Occidentalism to see. Now amazingly, this video has been made available on the google video service (Note: I have been told that the google video service is not being offered to Korea at this time – most other countries should be fine).

You heard it on Occidentalism first. It is very worthwhile viewing, so take a look.

13 Responses to “Children of the Secret State”

  1. comment number 1 by: Katz

    Thanks for the video, Matt.

  2. comment number 2 by: YoshoMasaki


  3. comment number 3 by: Ponta

    I’ve seen Koreans excuted in pubic in North Korea on Japanese TV. It was terrible.

  4. comment number 4 by: Brian


  5. comment number 5 by: Katz

    Hey, Matt, I got a documentary about a Japanese-Korean K-1 fighter, his name is Akiyama Yoshihiro or 추성훈. If you are interested just let me know or you can download by emule.

  6. comment number 6 by: takeshima

    Katz? a japanse korean k-1 fighter.. he must face racist everyday.. how does he deal with that.. it must be horrible.. hahaha.. just kidding.. only coreans think that zainich have to deal with racism..not because its true.. but becuase coreans need to belive that japanese hate coreans the same as corean hate japanese…

  7. comment number 7 by: Pyotr

    Thanks for the video – nothing we didn’t know already that we couldn’t read in print or see from other sources.

    I wonder what trouble that self glorifying arsehole narrator got his minders into. Thoughtless cunt.

  8. comment number 8 by: chewbacca

    Its terrible to see children living in those conditions, but i fail to see how that is at all isolated to North Korea and hence communism. There are plently of western countries where this type of poverty exsists…..I guess it dispells the myth of the workers paradise.

  9. comment number 9 by: Juggertha

    Anyone able to see it in Korea? Any way around it?

  10. comment number 10 by: Ponta

    The below is the photos of public excusion in North Korea.
    It was broadcasted in Japan

    ( I am not sure there are Korean version or English version of this article)

    If I remeber correctly,
    Several people were shot dead without trial in public while mnay North Korean citizens including kids were watching.And many convicts were force to sit and watch this excusion.

    When one North Korean who run away from North saw this film, he cried. He said, when he was in the North, he did not feel anything at seeing these excutions, it was one of every day lives,but now ・・・・・・・(tears welled up, and no word)

    South Korean government know this fact,but Roh keep smiling as always, while blaming Koizumi for paying respects to all the war dead..

  11. comment number 11 by: Ponta

    Oh, I found the script for the video of public excusion in Korea( but in Japanese, )
    By the way if you are interested in saving North Koreans, here is the site in Japan.(English version is available. I think the site is run by etnic Korean professor in Japan)

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  13. comment number 13 by: GraBlog

    Children of the Secret State…

    After reading Hyok Kang’s This is paradise!, here’re even more intense impressions about the inhumane conditions in North Korea (hat tip: Occidentalism), a discovery channel documentary:
    North Korea – Children of the Secret State – I have n…