North Korean man sentenced to death for smuggling “Squid Game”

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Squid Games might be a sensation all over the world, but having a copy in North Korea can apparently get you into a lot of trouble. In fact, a North Korean man is to be sentenced to death for his alleged smuggling of copies of the hit Netflix Series into the country, in violation of a recent passage law on the “elimination of responsive thoughts and culture.”

According to Radio Free Asia the alleged smuggler “brought a copy of Squid Games in North Korea back from China and sold USB flash drives with the series “to a group of students. He was also not the only one who was severely punished in the case, with a student who allegedly watched the broadcast received a life sentence , “while six others who watched the show were sentenced to five years of hard work.” Also, some of the teachers and administrators at the school who visited the students, “were fired and face banished for a To create remote mines. ” Everything to watch a TV show.

The recent South Korean series was created by Hwang Dong-hyuk, and quickly became Netflix’s most-watched show in history. According to the site, it is still among the top 10 most watched shows on service in 82 countries around the world, including the US, Australia, UK, Germany, Sweden, Egypt, South Africa, Japan and South Korea. Radio Free Asia claims the show and its story of desperate people playing a series of life-or-death games for a massive cash prize “resonates with North Koreans and risky jobs in precarious positions.” From the fact that the convicted smuggler in the case is reported to have been sentenced to death by the shooting team, we can somehow see why.

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