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Thu Dec 29, 2011, 11:54 AM Dec 2011
Undoctored photo from Kim Jong Il's funeral [View all]AWSAccessKeyId=AKIAJ6IHWSU3BX3X7X3Q&Expires=1325183916&Signature=KlZrxyG5eYdiuygdrnNwzKZEbd4%3D
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North Korean news agency 'doctors photo of Kim Jong-il's funeral procession'
The death of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il provoked scenes of such extreme public grief that many commentators doubted the veracity of the mourners.
Now new evidence has emerged of the lengths the Pyongyang regime will go to in order to choreograph memorials to the departed dictator.
As hundreds of thousands of people packed into Kim Il-sung Square in the heart of the capital, one image from Japanese news agency Kyodo showed a funeral cortege led by a limousine carrying the departed 69-year-olds photograph.
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That totalitarian motherfucker got AT-ATs? HughBeaumont Dec 2011 #1
Joseph Goebbels is smiling from Hell. Lint Head Dec 2011 #2
Government manipulation of facts prepperdad Dec 2011 #3
Also, I believe the Beatles' faces have been airbrushed into A-Schwarzenegger Dec 2011 #4
Yeah I know but I thought mine was funnier.. notice Ichingcarpenter Dec 2011 #6
Pods like Body Snatcher Pods? A-Schwarzenegger Dec 2011 #7
close up photo.... Ichingcarpenter Dec 2011 #9
Whats more interesting is the line of people behind the crowd Confusious Dec 2011 #11
Wow, I guess Kim Jong was ILL after all. :) Sorry, I had to do that. nt Sarah Ibarruri Dec 2011 #5
Olbermann did it first: "Kim Jong Il has been downgraded to Kim Jong Dead." 1monster Dec 2011 #14
After the extreme public grief in the UK over Princess Diana, I can believe the behaviour muriel_volestrangler Dec 2011 #8
From the documentaries I've seen over the years on NK Ichingcarpenter Dec 2011 #10
What's striking to me gratuitous Dec 2011 #12
Great point. lapislzi Dec 2011 #13
Definitely programmed responses that reflect a shared expectation of behaviour. Old and In the Way Dec 2011 #16
I watched it too on line Ichingcarpenter Dec 2011 #17
I am calling Bullshit, no way do they have that nice a car Motown_Johnny Dec 2011 #15