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August 24, 2009 | Daniel Kanis

Lorne Gunter, National Post  Published: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

On June 16, North Korean Christian Ri Hyon-ok was publicly executed for the crime of distributing Bibles. As her parents, husband and children were forced to look on, the 33-year-old mother was shot in front of a crowd in the northwestern city of Ryongchon. Her grieving and distraught family were then packed off to a prison camp.

Curiously, the United Church of Canada (UCC) — a nominally Christian organization — failed even to mention the Pyongyang regime’s systematic persecution of its co-religionists, including the murder of Ms. Ri, during its national conference last week. Instead, the UCC devoted hours to discussing of alleged crimes by the Jewish state of Israel against Palestinians. [Continue reading this article here.]

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