May 14, 2015 8:04 am -


On Tuesday evening, news broke of the execution of North Korean defense chief Hyon Yong Chol, reportedly by anti-aircraft gun. A new report from Reuters finds Hyon was put to death following charges of treason. He was arrested in April. The North Korean government claims the defense chief fell asleep at a military event attended by…


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5 responses to North Korean Defense Chief Executed For Napping During Military Event

  1. Carla Akins May 14th, 2015 at 8:10 am

    He’s clearly a nutjob. If ever there was a time for a coup….

  2. robert May 14th, 2015 at 10:28 am

    if there was ever a reason to do any street drug possible to stay up 24 hrs a day NK would be the place to use them.

    at least you die for your own decisions

  3. oldfart May 14th, 2015 at 11:14 am

    I assume that being in an aircraft was not an option.

  4. illinoisboy1977 May 14th, 2015 at 11:19 am

    If he keeps executing the people charged with safeguarding his position of power, he’s eventually going to run out of “loyal” supporters and find himself in front of the firing squad. No matter how powerful you think you are, you’re only as secure as the willingness of others to keep you that way.

  5. ValianThor May 14th, 2015 at 12:56 pm

    It’s hard to criticize such a fair and appropriate comeuppance.
    Is it unreasonable to consider a similar penance for our own, errant, Amtrak engineer?