Imagine living in a country where you have no access to internet, television or even driving cars. North Korea is a country where there are no traffic lights, only 28 hair styles allowed, wearing jeans is not allowed, and many more. Here is the complete shocking list.
1. Watching Television
Citizens are forbidden to watch anything other than state propaganda.
In the last 2 years, North Korea has publicly executed around 130 people for watching South Korean TV.
2. Practicing Religion
Atheist North Korea has ‘Freedom of Religious Belief’. Inspite of that, they’ve tortured thousands for their faiths.
In 2013, Eighty Christians were publicly executed in a stadium just for owning bibles.
3. Drinking Alcohol
North Koreans can only drink on special holidays and students face interrogation if they are caught.
In 2012, a Military Officer was killed with a mortar for drinking during the 100 day mourning period of Kim Jong-Il.
Citizens are banned from freely moving around their country – There is less than 1 car per 1000 people
However, Senior Officials are chauffeured in extravagant cars to flaunt their political commitment.
5. Playing Music
All music in North Korea is controlled by the state and must glorify the regime.
Decadent Western Music is a ‘Crime against the State’ and playing it will get you killed
6. International Calls
Communication with the outside world will incur the Death Penalty.
In 2013, a North Korean man was publicly executed by firing squad for calling his friend in South Korea.
7. Talking About The Government
Citizens caught criticizing or discussing the North Korean Government will be sent to ‘Re-Education Camps’.
Prisoners will endure hard labor and ideological indoctrination to relearn the values of the regime.
8. Travelling Abroad
The Ultimate Crime is for a North Korean to leave their Country.
Defectors flee to China for Refuge but if they are caught by authorities they ll be forcibly returned for execution.
Viewing or Selling Pornography can lead to the death penalty.
In 2013, Leader Kim Jong-Un had his Ex-Girlfriend executed in front of her family for making a sex tape.
10. Surfing The Internet
North Korea’s State-Run Internet is pure Propaganda & can only be used with authorization.
In 2013, an Online Journalist was imprisoned for 6 months for a typo in a web article.
11. Wearing Jeans Is Illegal
Blue jeans are not allowed in North Korea as denims symbolizes the enemy United States of America.
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