North Korea

Kim Jong-un's Ex-Girlfriend Reportedly Executed for Violating North Korea's Porn Laws

South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reports that Hyon Song-wol was executed by firing squad three days after being arrested


The ex-girlfriend of North Korean leader Kim-Jong-un was one of a dozen people reportedly executed by a firing squad last week. 

The South Korean newspaper Chosun Ilbo reports that singer Hyon Song-wol and 11 others had been arrested on August 17 for violating North Korea's laws against pornography and was executed three days later. 

The paper reported that the condemned, all members of the performing groups Unhasu Orchestra and Wangjaesan Light Music Band, were accused of making videos of themselves having sex and selling the videos, which the paper reported were available in China.