North Korea Executes 7 For Enjoying ‘Pervasive’ K-Pop Music Banned By Kim Jong-Un

Defectors may allege that North Korea has a music industry with girl groups like Girls’ Generation from K-pop. And K-dramas like ‘Crash Landing On You’ may have demonstrated that North Koreans actually have some freedom to enjoy small pleasures such as music. 

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However, the country continues to monitor anyone who may be influenced by South Korea’s pop In reality, seven people have been slain in the last ten years for watching; and selling K-pop videos such as those of BTS and Blackpink.culture and ‘capitalistic avarice’. 

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A North Korean was condemned to death last month after smuggling copies of the popular K-drama ‘Squid Game’ to seven high school pupils, according to sources.

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A North Korean was condemned to death last month after smuggling copies of the popular K-drama ‘Squid Game’ to seven high school pupils, according to sources.

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The Transitional Justice Working Group, a South Korean NGO, published a paper titled ‘Mapping Killings During Kim Jong-Un,’; in which they chronicled all known killings committed under the North Korean ruler’s leadership. Since 2012, they claim to have discovered seven public executions in the country. The victims were allegedly executed as a result of their role in spreading and indulging in South Korea’s K-pop business.

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