North Korea is one of the most exploitive countries you could possibly ever see. It is basically hell on the earth. Certain facts that surround this country are too frightening. These facts are so deadly that you will consider yourself blessed to be living in your country.
Here is a list of 13 Bizarre facts about North Korea that will send chills down your body.
1. North Korea has a “3 generations of Punishment System”.
If a person is found guilty, he is put in the Kaechon internment camp with his family. The next 2 generations of the family are born in the camp itself and are made to live their entire lives locked up in the camp.
2. Kijong Dong, a fake propaganda village.
It was built after the Korean war to attract South Koreans to North Korea. The multi-storey towers do not have any window glasses. Even proper electricity supply isn’t provided.
3. Kidnapping of Shin Sang-ok
South Korean director, Shin Sang-ok was kidnapped by Kim Jong-il to remake Hollywood movies in propaganda style. Pulgasari was one of them. It was based on Godzilla.
4. Elections with only one candidate.
North Koreans can choose from only one candidate mentioned in the ballot list. The other option they have is to cross his name and choose no one. However, it is not possible to do so with any anonymity.
5. Use of Human faeces as a fertilizer.
Due to meagre amount of resources, North Koreans are forced to use their own faecal matter for fertilising their crops.
6. It has a calendar that marks years from the birth of Kim Il-sung.
It is in the year 105
7. Cannabis and Marijuana are legal.
These crops grow wildly in North Korea and is even used by the government to earn foreign currencies.