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13 ordinary things that are not legal in North Korea

The Democratic People's Republic of Korea is a unique country isolated from the rest of the world. Anyway, some facts about North Korea are well-known thanks to the tourists and journalists who had a chance to visit the country. Here is the list of everyday things which are prohibited in North Korea. It will definitely surprise you.



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142 Comments
Susan Plaskow Rubinetti
Kim Jong-Un should be forced to be an average citizen in his own country for a year. Let's see how he satisfies his perverse appetites then. What a horrible excuse for a human being.
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Mar 27, 2018 5:00PM
Cathie Roth Lonnquist
None of this surprises me but it makes me very sad for the citizens of North Korea. What saddens me more is that Kim Jong Un is a relatively young man so there is little hope for the citizens in the near future.
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Mar 27, 2018 5:06PM
Carole Gaerte
The epitome of "political correctness" .......of what you can and can not say or do anymore. Seems Communists and socialists have a lot in common....fear of their citizens having freedom and wanting power and control over citizens behavior and culture. It's just a difference of degree to start with and the dumbing down of the people. Grateful for the wisdom of our forefathers, our Constitution and being a representative Republic.
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Mar 27, 2018 5:06PM
WIlliam Gamble
Matthew McKechnie, sounds like maybe you'd prefer n Korea
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Mar 27, 2018 6:40PM
patrickdocmcwilliams
I remember when we only had three channels of TV.
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Mar 27, 2018 4:57PM
lxixwithu
There's no Second Amendment in North Korea.
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Mar 27, 2018 5:10PM
Chris M de S
Very disturbing,,,,,it is like a whole different world . We take so much for granted,,,,,,female hygiene???
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Jul 18, 2018 11:35PM
Marian Spitzig
So sad
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Mar 27, 2018 4:36PM
Juniperbrenda
Tyrant? Dictator? Monster? Animal? Despot? Psychopath? Low life? They all apply to him, don't they? Poor, poor citizens! How deluded and abused they are. I Pray for his painful and difficult death, and the installation of a decent human leader! We need the same thing in OUR country!
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Feb 21, 2019 11:38PM
Himadri Ghosh
Carole Gaerte, Americans have a strange misconception about Socialism. The perverted versions of socialism practised by so called communist countries ( countries that were anything but communist like the oppressive Soviet era countries ) is equated with true socialism which is practised now by the Scandinavian countries. These countries are far superior to the US where millions of people have no healthcare thanks to ignorance about Socialism.
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Jan 26, 2023 8:48AM
Gary Davidson
They want to brainwash you can’t have your own thoughts or beliefs run by a tyrant who has his own set of rules
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Nov 3, 2022 4:27PM
Chantelle Martin
What just amazes me is that the citizens don't know anything about the rest of the world. The way they live is how they believe that the whole world lives. They are literally brainwashed. How can in this age of technology he keep them so in the dark? Can you imagine the level of control Kim Jong-Un has? Fun fact - Kim Jong-Un has the people of North Korea believing that he does not go to the bathroom. He considers it unclean so he Actually has them believing that he does not go. Look it up, it's true. 😲 OMG
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Aug 26, 2022 9:05PM
dmarkc
Check you tube for interviews with N Korean defectors. The outside world is not just a blank page. They are propogandized from birth to hate the monsters outside their world.
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Aug 6, 2022 8:23PM
Betty Wiendels
Larry, Like the USA, Canada is also one of the best countries in the world to live in. 😊
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Jul 20, 2022 12:18PM
sbarrnavy
Thank you for sharing something new I just learned 😊
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Jun 4, 2022 10:52AM

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