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  • Kim Jong-un's aunt sues defectors in South over plastic surgery claims

    Posted by kirby23k54575 on March 13, 2021 at 3:46 pm

    <p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Kim Jong-Un‘s aunt is suing three North Korean defectors after they accused her of having plastic surgery and managing a secret fund of cash for the scretive state’s former leader, Kim Jong-Il. </font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Ko Yong-Suk, who looked after Kim for years when he was at school in Switzerland, said the three defectors, who escaped the North and settled in South Korea in the 1990s, were guilty of repeatedly ‘spreading false information’ about her and her family.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Ko claimed asylum in the United States in 1998 with her husband, and the suit was filed on her behalf by her Seoul-based lawyer, Kang Yong-Seok.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”><span class=”mol-style-bold”>Scroll down for video </span></font></p><div class=”clear”></div> <div class=”artSplitter”><div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> Ko Yong-Suk is the maternal aunt of current North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, but defected to the United States in 1998. She has launched a lawsuit against three other defectors for 'spreading false information'   </div> <noscript> Ko Yong-Suk is the maternal aunt of current North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, but defected to the United States in 1998. She has launched a lawsuit against three other defectors for 'spreading false information'   </noscript> </div><div class=”clear”></div><p class=”imageCaption”>Ko Yong-Suk is the maternal aunt of current North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, but defected to the United States in 1998.

    She has launched a lawsuit against three other defectors for ‘spreading false information’  </p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>The younger sister of Kim’s mother, who died in France in 2004, Ko is seeking a total of 60 million won ($51,900) for remarks the defectors made on South Korean TV talk shows between 2013 and 2014.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Kang said the defamation allegations covered claims that Ko once managed a secret fund for Kim’s late father, Kim Jong-Il.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>They also claimed her father collaborated during Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule over the Korean peninsula and that she had plastic surgery after defecting to the U.S..</font></p><div><div data-track-module=”am-related_carousel^related_carousel” data-track-selector=”.rotator-panels a:not([class*=external])” data-dm-rotator-rotate=”false” data-track-pos=”static” data-preferred-shared-network-enabled=”” data-dm-rotator-auto-init=”” id=”p-20″ class=”related-carousel with-fb-or-tw news half” data-dm-rotator-active-class=”active” data-dm-rotator-page-count=”1.0″ data-dm-social-article-auto-init=”” data-dm-rotator-page-size=”1″> <div class=”rotator bdrcc”> <div class=”rotator-title”> <h2>RELATED ARTICLES</h2> <ul class=”rotator-pages link-xocc”> <li class=”rotator-prev”>Previous

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    </div> </div><div class=”moduleFull mol-video”><div><div itemprop=”video” itemscope=”itemscope” website content=”Kim Jong-un attended a missile test in 2015″ itemprop=”name” /><meta content=”PT01M09S” itemprop=”duration” /><meta website itemprop=”thumbnailUrl” /><meta website itemprop=”contentURL” /><meta content=”2015-06-22T20:40:12+0100″ itemprop=”uploadDate” /><meta content=”576″ itemprop=”height” /><meta content=”1024″ itemprop=”width” /><meta content=”Kim Jong-un watches underwater test-fire of ballistic missile in North Korea and celebrates success” itemprop=”description” /><div class=”item”> <div class=”vjs-video-container vjs-fixed vjs-span-two-col news” id=”v-4290210114001″> <video controls=”” class=”video-js vjs-default-skin” website Jong-un attended a missile test in website Jong-un watches underwater test-fire of ballistic missile in North Korea and celebrates website preload=”none”> <source website type=”video/mp4″></source> </video> </div> </div> </div></div></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>’The defectors made groundless remarks without really knowing about her life,’ the lawyer said.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>However, one of the defendants, An Chan-il, who fled to South Korea in 1979 and now heads a private-think tank on North Korea, said he had merely repeated what had been reported in media.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>He added he and one of the other defendants planned to file a counter-suit for libel.</font></p><div class=”artSplitter mol-img-group”> <div class=”mol-img”> <div class=”image-wrap”> The claims included that Ko once managed a secret fund for Kim's late father, Kim Jong-Il, her father collaborated during Japan's colonial rule over the Korean peninsula and that she had plastic surgery. Pictured: Jong-un gives guidance to workers in a shoe factory in North Korea </div> <noscript> The claims included that Ko once managed a secret fund for Kim's late father, Kim Jong-Il, her father collaborated during Japan's colonial rule over the Korean peninsula and that she had plastic surgery. Pictured: Jong-un gives guidance to workers in a shoe factory in North Korea </noscript> </div> <p class=”imageCaption”>The claims included that Ko once managed a secret fund for 광주 성형외과 Kim’s late father, 광주 성형외과 Kim Jong-Il, her father collaborated during Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean peninsula and that she had plastic surgery.

    Pictured: Jong-un gives guidance to workers in a shoe factory in North Korea</p></div><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Kang said it was unclear if Ko would attend any future court hearing.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>’I’m not 100 percent sure, but her husband indicated she could come,’ he said.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>Ko’s husband visited Seoul on Monday to sign a power of attorney and returned to the United States the day after.</font></p><p class=”mol-para-with-font”><font style=”font-size:1.2em;”>The three defectors named in the suit include a former North Korean agent, the son-in-law of a former North Korean prime minister and an ex-diplomat.</font></p><div class=”moduleFull mol-video”><div><div itemprop=”video” itemscope=”itemscope” website content=”Kim Jong-un’s ‘ambitious’ hair on display at 2014 military drills” itemprop=”name” /><meta content=”PT01M12S” itemprop=”duration” /><meta website itemprop=”thumbnailUrl” /><meta website itemprop=”contentURL” /><meta content=”2014-12-08T14:58:40+0000″ itemprop=”uploadDate” /><meta content=”356″ itemprop=”height” /><meta content=”636″ itemprop=”width” /><meta content=”Kim Jong-un was watching combined military drills by Units 572 and 630 of the Korean People’s Army” itemprop=”description” /><div class=”item”> <div class=”vjs-video-container vjs-fixed vjs-span-two-col news” id=”v-3929957690001″> <video controls=”” class=”video-js vjs-default-skin” website Jong-un’s ‘ambitious’ hair on display at 2014 military website Jong-un was watching combined military drills by Units 572 and 630 of the Korean People’s website preload=”none”> <source website type=”video/mp4″></source> </video> </div> </div> </div></div></div></div>

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