NORTH KOREA SAYS: ‘Police Shouldn’t Have Suppressed Ferguson Protesters’

North Korea is lecturing America on human rights now? Check this out…

North Korea loves to hate on the United States. The armistice that stopped the Korean War in 1953 never really ended it, and Kim Jong-un’s propaganda machine churns out anti-American rhetoric like we’re still knee-deep in bloody conflict.

So it’s not surprising that the isolationist regime released its own statement criticizing how law enforcement handled the massive unrest that took over Ferguson after officer Darren Wilson shot and killed unarmed eighteen-year-old Michael Brown. Quite the opposite. The last few weeks have been a North Korean propaganda minister’s wet dream.

But that doesn’t makeĀ North Korea’s statementĀ on the brutal police response to Ferguson protesters any less unsettling.

On Monday the Korean Central News Agency came down hard on America, especially on St. Louis police, for the heavy-handed military response to protests against police brutality.

“Police ruthlessly cracked down on protesters, leveling their rifles at them and firing tear gas and smoke shells,” the statement says. “[The U.S.] should not seek solutions to its problem in suppressing demonstrators but bring to light the real picture of the American society, a graveyard of human rights, and have a correct understanding of what the genuine human rights are like and how they should be guaranteed.”

Read more: Riverfront Times

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