Things That Are Prohibited in North Korea


NORTH Korea has banned “drinking and singing” as Kim Jong-un tightens the grip on his people
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    Pratibha bissht

    pratibhabissht@mtkenyatimes.co.ke

    It’s one of the most secretive regimes in the world and known to be the world’s most secretive state, North Korea laws are pretty terrible. It takes away the basic rights of its people and forces some bizarre totalitarian rules on them. North Korea is a bizarre country to say the least.
    There are weird rules and systems in the country which believes the deceased founder Kim II sung still rules the regime in spirit form. North Korea is a mythical country, meaning that, due to the lack of information.
    Hairstyles – The country has a list of state approved hairstyles for men and women excluding Kim Jong UN’s iconic haircut “ambitious” depicted in illustrated guides at salons.
    International calls – The country has a mobile phone service of its own with over three million subscribers but it is restricted to local calls only. If a person is caught trying to make an international call, a death sentence could be imposed on him/her. A man was executed in 2014 after he was caught making calls to South Korea.
    Internet access – North Korea does not have the World Wide Web, but a government controlled intranet called “Kwangmyong” in which all the international websites are banned. There are new government approved sites that are added every few months but can be accessed only in selected libraries and university campuses. North Korean citizens are only allowed to browse 28 websites on the internet. The computers, however, are very expensive and one needs prior permission from the government to buy one.
    Singing in public – Kim Jong UN banned singing in the country last year along with any gathering related to drinking and other entertainment. The move is intended to stifle the impact of crippling economic sanctions imposed on the country.
    Sarcasm – North Koreans are banned from making sarcastic comments about the Supreme Leader and his regime. According to Reports, party officials have warned citizens that criticizing the state via statements such as “This is all America’s fault” would be illegal and disobeying order could land you up in a political prison camp.
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