Yeah, Right: North Korea Bans Sarcasm | HowStuffWorks NOW

Can a government ban a thought? As Orwellian as it may sound, North Korean officials are attempting to make certain phrases illegal, even in casual conversation. Join Ben Bowlin for a closer look at the new edict, the nature of censorship and more.

MUSIC: ‘Carrier’ by Dionaea

VIDEO CLIPS:
DPRK The Land Of Whispers (North Korea Travel Documentary) (2013)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oULO3i5Xra0
The Defectors – Escapees From North Koreas Prison Camps
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WbCo46dtki8
Secret footage North Korea – This is the DPRK
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBKlEWgdqFU
Kim Jong Un The Unauthorized Biography – YouTube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2SUCgvIreQE
Inside the White House: Letters to the President
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eG00mM8QEGk

SOURCES:
http://www.rfa.org/english/news/korea/warned-09022016160227.html
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/north-korea-bans-sarcasm-kim-jong-un-freedom-speech-a7231461.html

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