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See traveling safely abroad for useful travel tips. If you are arrested or detained, ask police or prison officials to notify the Embassy of Sweden immediately. See our webpage for further information Educate yourself about North Korean law.
The North Korea legal system is an instrument of state power and not an independent branch of the government. Protections guaranteed under the U. However, do not assume your host will provide assistance to you if you are arrested, or that any information you shared with your host will not be turned over to North Korean authorities.
Criminal acts unique to North Korea: All electronic and multimedia devices including USB drives, CDs, DVDs, mobile phones, tablets, laptops, Internet browsing histories, and cookies are subject to search for banned content. Personal possessions in hotel rooms may be searched.
GPS-trackers and satellite phones are not allowed.
A host or minder will keep track of you. Removing or tampering with political slogans and signs or pictures of political leaders. At least 16 U.
This statistic shows South Korea's tourism balance from to The trade balance is estimated to amount to around billion U.S. dollars in "The DPRK is the Juche-oriented socialist state which embodies the idea and leadership of Comrade Kim II Sung, the founder of the Republic and the father of socialist Korea.". Korea Tourism Organization - VisitKorea. K likes. VisitKorea. Official Facebook Page of Korea Tourism Organization, Headquarters.
While in North Korea, you are subject to North Korean laws. If you violate North Korean laws, even unwittingly, you may be: Held in isolation without charges for lengthy periods of time, Interrogated without counsel, Compelled to draft public confessions, Tried, Sentenced, and Sent to a labor camp for years.
Some laws are also prosecutable in the United States, regardless of local law. For examples, see our website on crimes against minors abroad and the Department of Justice website.
North Korea has confiscated objectionable material from foreign journalists. Journalists who engaged in activities that challenged the regime have been deported, arrested, or detained to face criminal charges.
North Korea remains one of the most heavily sanctioned countries in the world. The importation and exportation of goods, services, and technology from or to North Korea are generally prohibited unless authorized by the Office of Foreign Assets Control and, for exports or goods, the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security.
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UN Security Council statements November 17, North Korean authorities may seize documents, literature, audio and video files, computer equipment, DVDs, USB drives and other digital media, and letters deemed by North Korean officials to be pornographic or intended for religious proselytizing or subversive activities.
Please see our information on customs regulations. North Korea does not recognize dual nationality. If you are of Korean heritage — even if you are a U. Please see our information on Information on Dual Nationality.
There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relations because same-sex sexual relations are considered a foreign phenomenon.
Additionally, any open demonstration of affection is frowned upon, as well as between opposite sex couples. Persons with Mobility Issues. Hotels and medical facilities are generally accessible. See our travel tips for Women Travelers. If you have medical problems, do not travel to North Korea: Medical facilities in the DPRK lack resources and electricity.
Medical personnel have inadequate or outdated skills. Hospitals in Pyongyang can perform basic examinations and lifesaving measures, but functioning x-ray facilities are not generally available. If you have an accident outside Pyongyang, transport back to the capital can be lengthy and without medical assistance.
Hospitals will expect immediate U.International tourism has rapidly expanded over the past 60 years to become one of the fastest growing sectors of the world economy. The year was yet another record-breaking year for global. South Korea is a country which offers something for the culturally inclined, the shopper and the beach lover on Korea vacations.
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