A mass rally held in Pyongyang during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Photo: AFP A mass rally held in Pyongyang during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Photo: AFP
A mass rally held in Pyongyang during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Photo: AFP
North Korea

‘No South Korean culture’: North Korea cracks down on foreign media, speaking styles, porn

  • The ‘anti-reactionary thought’ law includes punishments for distributing pornography and use of unregistered TVs, radios, computers or cellphones
  • Analysts say the focus on South Korean media and accents shows how worried Kim Jong-un is about its creeping influence

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A mass rally held in Pyongyang during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Photo: AFP A mass rally held in Pyongyang during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Photo: AFP
A mass rally held in Pyongyang during the 8th Congress of the Workers’ Party of Korea. Photo: AFP
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