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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un   © Reuters

History suggests Kim's people will get their say

When Communist rulers launch reform, public protest often follows

Stefan Wagstyl | China

As Kim Jong Un considers a nuclear disarmament deal that could transform Communist North Korea's future, very few of his people have had any chance to voice their opinion in public. And given the country's decades-long record of violent oppression, not many will be venturing their views in private either.

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