These Videos Of North Korea Show It's Not All Doom And Gloom

by
Fatimah Mazhar
Ever wondered how people survive in a country supposedly suffering from extreme poverty and a severe food crisis?

Ever wondered how people survive in a country supposedly suffering from extreme poverty and a severe food crisis?

Associated Press Photographer David Guttenfelder has you covered and his Instagram videos of North Korea might surprise you. It’s a pity the folks of the country cannot see these images as they are not allowed access to the World Wide Web, apart from being denied basic rights like movement and expression.

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Shy North Korean girls sell ice cream bars in Pyongyang:

Bowling Fun:

A mass dance party in Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung stadium

Historic footage of Kim Il Sung at a concert in Pyongyang commemorating the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice.

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North Koreans weep and wave flowers towards their leader Kim Jong Un at a mass military parade at Pyongyang's Kim Il Sung Square to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice.

Roadside propaganda next to a construction site in Pyongyang

North Korean school children have their class photo taken outside the mausoleum where the embalmed bodies of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il are lying in state.

A North Korean woman adds up the restaurant lunch receipts while military videos play on the TV behind the counter

Rural North Korea, south of Pyongyang

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H/T: David Guttenfelder

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