25 Everyday Activities That Are Illegal In North Korea

Posted by , Updated on September 29, 2017


Have you ever wondered what happens behind the North Korean border? It’s one of the most secretive regimes in the world. However, thanks to defectors and spies, we have been able to get at least a small glimpse into daily life within the hermit kingdom of North Korea. These are 25 Everyday Activities That Are Illegal In North Korea.

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Living in Pyonyang

PyonyangSource: vice.com

The government decides who gets to live in the capital. And not surprisingly, it’s usually the people with the best connections.



censoredSource: metro.co.uk

Watching porn will get you dead. Kim Jong-Un even had his ex-girlfriend executed right in front of her own family because she made a sex tape.



holy bibleSource: buzzfeed.com

As an atheist state, North Korea doesn’t take kindly to practice of religion. In 2013, 80 Christians were publicly executed in a stadium because they were in possession of bibles.


Using the Internet

internetSource: indiatimes.com

People can only access state sponsored websites. Attempting to circumnavigate the firewall will…well, you know the deal.


Not Voting

voteSource: vice.com

Voting is mandatory. Also, voting for the wrong person may be bad for your health.

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