Top 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About North Korea

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1 Citizens are banned from using the internet, tourism is prohibited, and they are not allowed to leave the country.

Kwangmyong is the North Korean internet -- its dial up. It's only in libraries, universities and other organisations throughout the country. Except they don't really have any electricity.
Tourism - a tour guide who is like some stalker you cannot enter or leave your hotel on your own, you must stay with the tour guide and can't go where ever you want to visit.
It's also a prison and cult.

That is scary and horrible. I knew one of these facts from another list though. But why can't you leave the country? This means you can't go this route when you go on vacation! Worst place ever.

Tourism is possible. Just kind of risky to apply for.

Well, I'm glad I stayed where I am (America).

2 North Korea holds elections every five years with only one candidate: the leader.

That's what makes the Democratic People's Republic of Korea not so democratic.

How can they change? Duh. What the heck.

3 If one family member is sent to a prison camp, the entire family is also sent.
4 Copies of "The Interview," a film that mocks North Korea, have been smuggled into the country.

Kim Jong Un should be forced to watch that everyday.

5 North Korean prison camps are often likened to death camps.
6 Possession of Bibles, South Korean movies, and pornography can lead to a death sentence.

It isn't true it's all lies! Glorious North Korea will never do this! Remove west!
Glorious Kim Jong Fat Un will beat them! *sarcasm*

People shouldn't be killed for entertaining themselves.

Well they have to worship Kim.

7 Organizations exist that smuggle Bibles into North Korea.
8 Citizens can only choose from a set of predetermined haircuts.

But surprisingly Kim Jong Un's haircut isn't on that list.

North Korea = Hell with the insanity.

9 In 2013, the leader executed his own uncle.

North Korea government hired 2 south asian women, I believe one was vietnamese and the other one was malaysian or indonesian. His uncle was at a airport in malaysia when one of the women went up and paint some toxic thing on his face.

Not simply killed his uncle by exucution, the leader threw his naked uncle inside the cage full of starving dogs.

10 Marijuana is not classified as a drug and is legal.

And meth which they have all been told is medication.

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11 There is a death metal band in North Korea called "Red War"

I'm serious. Just look for it on YouTube or search for it on Google.

12 Citizens are required to contribute human waste for agricultural use.

It would also be poisonous. Being too lazy to get real fertiliser.

13 The calendar in North Korea is based on the Juche ideology.

They use that instead of the normal calendar.

14 Parents must register the birth of a baby with local authorities, the police, and the secret police.
15 At the age of 10, all children join the Children's Union.
16 At the age of 17, citizens are required to vote and bow to portraits of the leaders.
17 North Koreans are taught to believe that Kim Jong Un has god-like qualities, including the ability to control the weather.

But now they didn't celebrate his 34th birthday.

18 There are four television channels, with the latest one focused on sports, introduced in 2015.
19 People can be sent to prison camps for not showing enough grief over the death of Kim Jong Il.

That's stupid not being sad about one of the leaders that they probably never even met.

20 Women are expected to have shorter hair after marriage.
21 Tourists are managed by official tour guides and must follow their instructions.
22 Tourists are prohibited from speaking with local residents.
23 There are three amusement parks in the country.

And if you want to go there on holiday which is the last place you should go to ever you cannot just go there. North Korea is a CULT.

24 Failure to cry at a funeral can result in imprisonment in a prison camp.
25 There is evidence suggesting that female soldiers may be subjected to sexual harassment by their commanders.
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