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A North Korean man who smuggled 'Squid Game' into the country is to be executed by firing squad and a high-school student who bought a USB drive with the show will be jailed for life, report says

The character Kang Sae-byeok, a North Korean defector, in "Squid Game."Youngkyu Park North Korea appears to have come down hard on people who distribute or watch "Squid Game." Citing unnamed sources, Radio Free Asia said a man there was sentenced to death for smuggling it. Seven high-school students received harsh sentences for watching the show, RFA reported. North Korea appears to have come down hard on people who distribute or watch Netflix's hit show "Squid Game."A report by Radio Fre...
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A North Korean man who smuggled 'Squid Game' into the country is to be executed by firing squad, and a highschool student who bought a USB drive with the show will be jailed for life, report says

North Korean defector Kang Sae-byeok (Player 067) in Squid Game.Youngkyu Park North Korea appears to have come down hard on people who distribute and watch "Squid Game." Citing unnamed sources, Radio Free Asia said a North Korean man was sentenced to death for smuggling the show. Seven high school students received harsh sentences for watching the show, RFA reported. North Korea appears to be coming down hard on those who distribute or watch Netflix's hit show "Squid Game."According to Ra...
Tags: Asia, South Korea, North Korea, US, Trends, Usb, Netflix, RFA, Radio Free Asia, Radio Free Asia RFA, North Hamgyong, Kang Sae, Huileng Tan, Youngkyu Park North Korea


A North Korean man who smuggled 'Squid Game' into the country is to be executed by firing squad, while a highschooler student who bought a USB drive with the show will be jailed for life, report says

North Korean defector Kang Sae-byeok (Player 067) in Squid Game.Youngkyu Park A North Korean high school student watched "Squid Game" with his best friend who shared it with others. They were caught by censors after a tip-off, according to a report from Radio Free Asia. One of them got off the hook thanks to rich parents who paid a $3,000 bribe, the outlet reported North Korea is coming down hard on those who distribute or watch Netflix's hit show "Squid Game."The reclusive country has se...
Tags: South Korea, North Korea, US, Trends, Usb, Netflix, RFA, North Hamgyong, Kang Sae, Huileng Tan


North Korean Squid Game Smuggler Sentenced To Death After Students Caught Watching The Show

A startling report came out of Radio Free Asia (via Variety) yesterday, as a man who smuggled copies of the hit South Korean Netflix series "Squid Game" into North Korea has been sentenced to death by firing squad for the crime. RFA learned that the series was smuggled in from China on USB flash drives, and authorities first learned of the show's presence in North Korea after catching high school students watching the program. "Squid Game" is an outlawed program in North Korea in violation of th...
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North Korean nuclear scientist deported by China 'commits suicide in prison hours before interrogation' 

A North Korean nuclear scientist deported back to his home country after defecting to China has reportedly committed suicide in his prison cell hours before he was due to be interrogated. The defector, who is in his 50s, was a lead researcher in the physics centre of the State Academy of Sciences in Pyongyang. He was identified by Radio Free Asia as Hyun Cheol-huh, although it is not known if this was his real name. A source in North Hamgyong province told RFA that he was forced back on November...
Tags: South Korea, News, China, Seoul, Pyongyang, Lee, Hyun, Chong, Sinuiju, Daily NK, North Hamgyong, State Academy of Sciences, Hyun Cheol, Taewon Lee


North Korean Defector Reveals Torture And 'Hell’ He Endured For Being Christian

A North Korean defector who managed to escape the oppressive regime spoke out this week about the nation’s persecution of Christian believers. Choi Kwanghyuk described his experience being arrested, tortured and sentenced to a labor camp as a result of his faith. During his time living in North Hamgyong province, Choi started an underground church so he and fellow Christians could worship, the 55-year-old told Fox News Wednesday.
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