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Date : August 30, 2021
Complain about being forced to come up with recycleables
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Complain about being forced to come up with recyclables

According to a Daily NK source in Yanggang Province on Sunday, inminban (people’s units) in Hyesan have been engaged in a focused campaign to gather recyclables since Aug. 1. People already struggling due to economic difficulties are reportedly being forced to provide 500 grams of waste paper and one kilogram of rubber.

Local authorities ordered residents to “precisely execute the planned amounts,” warning locals against “fobbing off” their quotas. Residents who fail to fulfill their tasks are being “mobilized” to repair roads.

The source says residents are complaining about the move, with some noting that while the authorities fail to properly provide the food they have promised, “they are mercilessly persistent about taking [what they need].” ......

[Source: Daily NK]

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