These 50 Illegal Photos Of North Korea That Kim Jong-Un Doesn’t Want You To See

Eric Lafforgue is a privileged photographer that has had a chance to see what North Korea really looks like. He has been to North Korea six times since 2008. He is thankful for digital memory cards because he was able to save photos that were forbidden to take or were told to delete by the minders.

He captured the life of North Korea from his lens. Scroll below to have a look at them.

  1. Army pictures are not allowed
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  1. They love photos when there is electricity, if no electricity you must delete
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  1. Soldiers help local farms
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  1. They eat grass from the ground
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  1. Undisciplined kids standing in the middle of the roads
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  1. No one dresses poorly
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  1. Kids playing in the middle of the roads
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  1. Subway system as deep as a bomb shelter
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  1. You can’t capture paintings if it’s unfinished
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  1. It’s not allowed to capture malnutrition 
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  1. If you sleep near dmz, you will be locked up in a old hotel complex
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  1. It’s prohibited to capture soldiers resting
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  1. Fisherman uses tyres as boats
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  1. Children who have never seen an escalator 
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  1. You can capture animals but not the soldiers
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  1. Queueing up is a national sport for N.Koreans
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  1. You can never capture sleeping officials
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  1. This rural home
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  1. Sleeping soldier on a field
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  1. They hate photos of poverty
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  1. Local camera people film the photographers
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  1. Workers with less safety
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  1. You cannot use flash because it scares people
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  1. Only rich can shop in supermarkets
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  1. You cannot capture statues from behind as it’s rude
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  1. Only the rich can afford to dine at restaurants 
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  1. The Western media can say this sleeping man to be dead
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  1. Kids working at farms
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  1. This is forbidden to capture 
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  1. Power cuts are a daily thing
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  1. This mother and child are sleeping but not allowed to photograph because you might say they are homeless
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  1. Black market is common
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  1. Tired people cycling to work forbidden to photograph
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  1. Citizens needs permit to travel place to place
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  1. This photo could be deleted for the way the teen has worn the cap and the soldiers behind
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  1. Wheelchairs are rare
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  1. A very rare broom below the statue of Kim Il Sung
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  1. Thousands of Koreans gathered to visit monuments during the Kimjongilia festival
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  1. Displaying wealth is also forbidden
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  1. People are not allowed to be photographed if they are not dressed well
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  1. You can’t get too close to soldiers
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  1. These carpets are hung in front of Kim Il Sung statue. Therefore you cannot photograph it together
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  1. Bbest of the best acrobats are getting the chance to perform live
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  1. Kids collecting grains
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  1. Pyongyang maiSaints exterior not interior
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  1. Cameras will be confiscated in Chongjin to avoid pictures of people there
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  1. Man bathing in a river
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  1. They think we misinterpret these public projects to be forced labor
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  1. They do not allow to talk about the money
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  1. Trucks loaded with coal
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