Purge FAQs:

Q: Is purge the removal of people who are considered undesirable by those in power from a government?

A: Yes, and another organization, their team owners, or society as a whole.

Q: Are purges notable?

A: Yes, and most purges do not involve immediate execution or imprisonment, for example the periodic massive purges of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia on grounds of apathy or dereliction, or the purge of Jews and political dissenters from the German Civil Service in 1933/1934.

Q: Was purge carried out in 1989?

A: Yes, when a high-ranking general named Arnaldo Ochoa was sentenced to death and executed by firing squad on charges of drug trafficking.

Q: Were purges carried out under Kim Jong-il?

A: Yes, and they were not as common as they were under his father/son.