State media in Pyongyang are urging young people in the North to stop using South Korean culture. Being caught with material from South Korea could be met with harsh punishments.
By Alistair Coleman
By Reality Check and BBC Monitoring
Kim Geum-hyok was one of the few North Koreans allowed to study in Beijing but defected to Seoul.
By Laura Bicker
BBC News, Seoul
The official newspaper of North Korea recently put out an edit listing the unwanted styles.
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There have been reports of draconian lockdown measures and dire shortages of goods, and people living on as little as one bowl of boiled corn a day.