The Orwellian country of North Korea.

I can’t stop thinking about the recent death of Otto Warmbier, the 22 year old American who was imprisoned in North Korea for allegedly stealing a flag containing words to their “eternal” President.

Even if he did steal or pull down a poster in a hotel, why would it be a serious crime that warrants 15 years of hard labour? What is so special about the president that no one can’t criticise? This country reminds me of George Orwell’s 1984 , where even thinking negatively about the leadership is forbidden.

It’s a shame that in this modern world, totalitarian governments exist who have punishments for thought-crimes and greatly restrict the basic freedom of thought of humans.

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