Kim portraits still up, irate North Korea insists - Agence France-Presse, November 20, 2004
..."It is nothing but a stupid and ridiculous act, just
like trying to remove the sun from the sky. The adoration for the
leader originated from people's life; it will never change."
...South Korea's Yonhap news agency said the order to remove the
pictures was issued by Mr. Kim himself, who was concerned that he
"has been lifted too high."...
of Kim Jong Ils pictures from public places in North Korea
- Donga, November 16, 2004