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Anniversary of Korea's Liberation Marked by South African Organization
Pyongyang, August 20 (KCNA) -- The South African Group for the Study of Kimilsungism-Kimjongilism on August 12 posted on its website articles including one titled "Korea's liberation, turning point of history" on the occasion of the 69th anniversary of Korea's liberation.

The articles said:

August 15, 1945 is the day of liberation when the Korean people could enjoy an independent and dignified life as full-fledged masters of their destiny, freed from the colonial slavery by the Japanese imperialists.

President Kim Il Sung led the 15 year-long anti-Japanese armed struggle to victory and achieved the historic cause of the country's liberation, making the Korean people fully enjoy an independent and creative life as genuine masters of the state and society.

The DPRK has turned into a country centred on the popular masses, a socialist state independent in politics, self-supporting in economy and self-reliant in national defence, unfazed by any storm and an invincible power under the banner of the Juche idea and the Songun idea founded by the President and developed in depth by Kim Jong Il, chairman of the National Defence Commission.

In the DPRK all people are free to take part in political activities and the rights to press, publication, assembly and religion are guaranteed by law.

Everybody regards it as his or her due right to be provided with a stable life from the state after his or her birth and all members of the society are fully guaranteed all rights including the right to work and rest and the right to receive free education and free healthcare.

Human rights are fully provided in the DPRK as it is taking the Juche idea as its guiding idea.

It is quite natural that human rights are guaranteed on the highest level in the country guided by the Juche idea.

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