Kim Jong-un is known for his crackdown on attempts to bring foreign music, movies or television shows to North Korea, which is believed to include executions. Children in North Korea often watch Squid games, pop music and other things they download onto USB flash drives to watch in South Korea.
use of the language of South Korea
Recently after the arrest of four students in North Korea, the country’s government is trying to crack down on foreign entertainment. Those students were accused of using an accent typical of the people of South Korea. Furthermore, it was claimed that they also used the language of South Korea, resulting in the students being sent to work in a coal mine in the Onsong region close to the border with China.
Speaking in the Seoul dialect is a trend
According to Radio Free Asia, it was said that speaking in Seoul dialect is seen as a trend for North Korean youth, but the North Korean regime considers it a crime. A resident of North Hamgyong province told the outlet that using a foreign accent is wrong. Such an incident has been interpreted by the Central Committee as sympathizing with the enemy’s plot to infiltrate the country’s ideology and culture.
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