It is nighttime, and people are trying to fall asleep. Shouts echo through the streets of Chehadong in Sinuiju, western North Korea, lined with high-rise apartment buildings. A squad of police officers raided a high-class restaurant on the same street.
The restaurant was occupied by an employee who was gambling, and three female and male customers. The restaurant had a massage room and a chirjilbang (sauna) as well as private rooms without permission. The authorities detained the employees and customers for enjoying the “yellow culture” of capitalism.
The U.S. media outlet “Radio Free Asia” reported that the North Korean government had November This is the first time that the authorities have detained employees and customers for enjoying the capitalist “yellow culture. The problem is the decadent practice of “yellow culture” in saunas and other places.
In recent years, restaurants and other social service facilities have been setting up saunas in violation of regulations. It is said that they are drawing in customers and offering them decadent services such as prostitution.
Organized prostitution of 200 female university students
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has a strict ban on decadent behavior. A major incident that came to light in July of last year was the trigger for this.
A major incident occurred last July. In July of last year, a major incident occurred at the Munsuwon leisure facility in Pyongyang. About 200 In July last year, a major case was uncovered. “The education authorities require universities to pay a quota called ‘economic work’. Many universities pass the quota on to their students and force them to give money and goods under various names.
This is where the heads of the institutions come in. He colluded with professors from the Pyongyang University of Music and Dance and the Pyongyang University of Theatre and Film. They are in need of money. In need of money. They asked female students in their early twenties who were in need of money to give them 500 dollars (about 50,000 yen) $500 (about 50,000) (about 53,000 yen) a month. The customers were said to be central and city officials. The customers were said to be executives from the central government and the city.
The situation came to light when a female university student who was forced to perform sexual services made a complaint. The city officials and intermediaries were publicly executed, and about 50 female university students were forced into prostitution. 50 About 50 female students were punished. Disreputable activities such as adultery and prostitution were called “yellow culture” and were later thoroughly prosecuted.
Recently, however, the “yellow culture” is said to have become rampant again. Daily News, an expert on the situation on the Korean Peninsula NK Japan, an expert on the situation on the Korean Peninsula, tells us.
Prostitution services are being offered to some wealthy people who are frustrated by the new coronavirus and are being asked to refrain from prostitution. The authorities are working feverishly to crack down on it. However, eradication will be difficult. The wealthy have a lot of money. They can get away with heavy penalties as much as they want by using bribes and connections with party officials.
While the authorities deny the existence of obscene customs, bribery is rampant in the field and evades detection. The contradictions that lurk in North Korea complicate the issue.