Government bans Laughing, Drinking, Showing happiness for 11 days in North Korea

Government bans Laughing, Drinking, Showing happiness for 11 days in North Korea
The Government of North Korea has  banned her citizens from Laughing, drinking Alcohol, showing signs of happiness for Eleven (11) days

Matters Arising gathered that, the ditizens and residents of North Korea have been banned from laughing and drinking alcohol for 11 days to mark the tenth death anniversary of their former leader, Kim Jong II.

This order, which forbade North Koreans to show any signs of happiness, was given by the government authorities to commemorate the death of Kim Jong II, who ruled the country from 1994 until his death in 2011, Daily Mail reported.

After his death, the current leader KimJong Un, his third and youngest son, took over the leadership.

“During the mourning period, we must not drink alcohol, laugh or engage in leisure activities,’ a North Korean from the northeastern border city of Sinuiju told Radio Free Asia.

The source added, “In the past, many people who were caught drinking or being intoxicated during the mourning period were arrested and treated as ideological criminals. They were taken away and never seen again.

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