(ANSA) – NEW YORK, NOVEMBER 25 – Sentenced to death for smuggling Squid Game, the global hit South Korean series, to North Korea. Variety reports it citing Radio Free Asia, which is based in the USA. This is a student who brought the Netflix show from China after loading it onto a USB stick. It was discovered after authorities caught some students watching Squid game. Risk the firing squad. The other students were sentenced to five years of hard labor while teachers and school leaders were fired and risk ending up working in the mines, Variety says.
In 2020, the North Korean regime passed a ‘Law for the Elimination of Reactionary Thought and Culture’ which prohibits the entry and disclosure of foreign cultural material such as films, music and books in the country. The measure is mainly aimed at preventing the dissemination of content produced by South Korea and the United States.
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