15 Daily Things Which Can Get You Killed If You Do Them In North Korea

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15 Daily Things Which Can Get You Killed If You Do Them In North Korea
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A few days back, while Trump was addressing the world at UNGA, he openly threatened North Korea for its nuclear strategy. According to global communities, the future of North Korea is already bleak, and with these warnings from Trump, we can only hope that the other world leaders would definitely come to rescue and will make peace with these two nations.

What's interesting to notice here is, it's not that North Korea is only treating the outsiders poorly, but the maximum population of that country is suffering as well. And that too because of some strictly imposed stupid laws which are put on people to keep them in control.

We at WittyFeed have compiled the list of 15 such bizarre daily things which are banned in North Korea, but people around the world enjoy doing them.

Have a look!

#15 You can't watch television.

#15 You can't watch television.

People are not allowed to watch television in North Korea, especially watching South Korean TV shows falls under the punishable offense. In October 2014 when a man attempted to do so, he was executed, reports The Independent.

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#14 You cannot afford a car.

#14 You cannot afford a car.
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It is said that only state officials are allowed to own a car, and there's less than one car per 1000 citizens in North Korea. According to North Korean exileif someone wants to drive a car they need to have a 'special permit' which is not easy to get.

#13 No music for North Koreans.

#13 No music for North Koreans.
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There's no Taylor Swift and Beyonce for North Koreans. The only way people in North Korea will ever hear them sing is when they're praising either North Korea as a nation or their leader, Kim Jong-Un, reports Metro UK.

#12 You can't keep in touch with people abroad.

#12 You can't keep in touch with people abroad.
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If you make a call outside North Korea, you'll be traced and killed. In 2007, a North Korean factory boss was killed in front of 1,50,000 people in a stadium by firing squad. He was accused of making several international calls, reports Daily Mail.

#11 Going Online.

#11 Going Online.
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As of December 2014, only 1,024 IP addresses were known to exist in North Korea; these are the ones who can access World Wide Web. No doubt, most of them are government officials who use the internet for obvious reasons. Other than this, the internet access is restricted in the country.

#10 Real Estate

#10 Real Estate
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People in North Korea cannot buy or sell homes. Unlike other countries where builders privately purchase the land from the government and then build houses on it to sell at profitable margins. 

#09 No Apple products.

#09 No Apple products.
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Sony and Apple have not set up their business in North Korea, so if you're an iOS fan, then you may not consider visiting North Korea. Ironically, Kim Jong-Un, a North Korean leader can get anything he wants, and Apple products are one of them, suggests Apple's Global Trade Compliance.

#08 Medical treatment and healthcare.

#08 Medical treatment and healthcare.
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The state claims that they provide free healthcare to all of its citizens; thus people in North Korea are not allowed to own healthcare plans. There's a massive shortage of medicines, and some cases have been reported in the past where surgeons had to do surgery without anesthesia, reports Fox News.

#07 No jeans.

#07 No jeans.
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Yes, it is true that you're not allowed to buy jeans in North Korea. You won't even find one in the local markets there. What's in abundance in the western world cannot be seen in North Korea.

#06 Ban on cigarettes.

#06 Ban on cigarettes.
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The reason why North Korean government banned cigarettes is quite bizarre. Their former leader, Kim Jong - II was allergic to cigarettes, and to save him from passive smoking, the government banned the product in the entire nation. Now when he is gone, the ban is still there.

#05 Sanitary pads.

#05 Sanitary pads.
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Your next questions would be, what North Korean women do during periods? Well, they buy fabric and use them instead. It's not that Sanitary Napkins are not available in the country, but they're so expensive that hardly there's anyone who could afford them.

#04 Condoms

#04 Condoms

Condoms are a rare commodity in North Korea, and there's a massive population of the country which doesn't even know something like this also exists. Others who know of it are unaware how to use it.

#03 Books and Magazine.

#03 Books and Magazine.

All books which North Korean people learn from and read are regulated and controlled by the government.

#02 No words against the government.

#02 No words against the government.

Citizens caught talking or criticising the North Korean government are sent to 're-education camps.'

#01 Last but not the least, no hangout for teens at Starbucks.

#01 Last but not the least, no hangout for teens at Starbucks.

Starbucks doesn't operate in North Korea. An average cup of coffee is a luxury in North Korea and only the people from wealthy and elite class could afford it.

It's all normal there, because the country follows Totalitarian system.

It's all normal there, because the country follows Totalitarian system.

Totalitarian is a system which puts the government in control of everything, and there's hardly any chance of eradicating dictatorship that exists.

That's all, folks!