The video shows young children caked in filth begging in markets, pleading for scraps from compatriots who have nothing to give.N Korean children begging, army starving: exclusive (via Reddit)
"I am eight," says one boy. "My father died and my mother left me. I sleep outdoors."
Many of the children are orphans; their parents victims of starvation or the gulag...
In the footage, a party official is demanding a stallholder make a donation of rice to the army.
"My business is not good," complains the stallholder.
"Shut up," replies the official. "Don't offer excuses."