UK Foreign Office trains DPRK journalists


According to today’s Sunday Express,

A group of 46 North Korean “journalists” are on a UK study course in media skills funded by the Foreign Office… Lord Alton of Liverpool, chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea, accused the Foreign Office of “investing in people who are official mouthpieces of the regime”…The Foreign Office has refused to confirm how much it is spending on the project, officially called “Inside Out: Working in North Korea to connect its journalists to the internet world”. It is part of its £20million Human Rights and Democracy Programme that spends an average of £70,000 per project.

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