South Korean activist wearing the face mask of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's wife Ri Sol-Ju (L) 'begs' for money during an anti-Pyongyang rally urging North Korea to abandon nuclear weapons in Seoul on January 31. South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak held an emergency security meeting on January 31 that warned North Korea of 'serious consequences' if it went through with an expected nuclear test. AFP PHOTO / KIM JAE-HWAN
South Korean conservative protesters burn portraits of North Korea national founder Kim Il-Sung, former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il and now leader Kim Jong-Un during an anti North Korea rally on July 27, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. On June 25, 1950, soldiers of the North Korean army breached the 38th parallel invading the Republic of South Korea, marking the beginning of the Korean War. On July 27, 1953, a signed armistice agreement brought the three-year conflict to an end.
South Korean conservative protesters burn effigies of North Korea national founder Kim Il-Sung, former North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il and now leader Kim Jong-Un during an anti-North Korea protest marking the second anniversary of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il's death on December 17, 2013 in Seoul, South Korea. The tension is heightened in South Korea since the report that North Korea has executed Jang Song-Thaek, Kim Jong Un's uncle on December 13, 2013. On December 17, 2013 North Korea also commemorates two years since the death of former leader Kim Jong-il.