Sad! North Korea orders execution of high school students Secretly imported the Squid Game series.
Date 25 Nov 2021 time 11:45
North Korean student faces death sentence for secretly importing and selling a series from South Korea The buyer was sentenced to life imprisonment.
The New York Post, citing a report by Radio Free Asia on Nov. 24, said a male high school student in North Korea was sentenced to death by target shooting. After the smuggling of the hit South Korean series Squid Game, which aired on Netflix.
Reports say the male student smuggled the series files from China. And save it on a USB flash drive to sell in North Korea. Authorities arrested seven more high school students who were watching the series.
One in seven were sentenced to life in prison for buying banned files, the source said, while six were sent to five years of hard labor at the internment camp, while teachers and school administrators were fired. Or had to be sent to work in the mines in remote areas.
Officials in North Hamgyong Province North North Korea, which borders China, said a high school student secretly watched Squid Game in a classroom with a friend. Then other friends became interested in the series. So he sold the series files to his friends. Before entering the intelligence service of Unit 109, Sammu learns and arrests them for prosecution.
Under North Korean law that came into force last year, citizens are prohibited from viewing, possessing or distributing foreign media, especially South Korea and the United States. The maximum penalty for violators is the death penalty.
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