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PUBLISHED December 13, 2013

Once a key figure in the North Korean regime, Jang Song-thaek, the uncle of supreme leader Kim Jong-un, has been executed according to an announcement from state media. The former protector of the country's elite joins 105 other individuals to have been executed between 2007 and 2012 according to Amnesty International figures.

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