a trip to North Korea

Elisabeth Vincentelli teppaz at panix.com
Wed Apr 19 21:10:45 PDT 2000

Those who understand French and have an interest in reading about the excesses of contemporary totalitarianism may want to have a look at a mesmerizing article in the Parisian daily "Liberation":


A reporter visited North Korea "undercover", as part of a small group of tourists, and simply describes what he saw, from a capital without electricity (except for the army buildings of course) to people scrounging for roots in public parks to the two underground nuke-proof palaces built by the rulers to store the hundreds of thousands of gifts received over the years.


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