These pictures were smuggled out of North korea under the penalty of arrest and imprisonment.
This photo series shows just how poor and malnourished the people of North Korea are and how the government hides the reality through manipulation and propaganda.
See the North Korea that dictator Kim Jong-un doesn’t want you to see.
North Koreans scattered across an almost empty beach.
The people are far too poor to enjoy vacations in their own country.
Two men wait by the train to sell their truck load of human poop that is reused as fertilizer.
People are so poor in North Korea that they have to collect and sell human waste.
Here we see Father Kim Jong-il and a young boy (future dictator) Kim Jung-un.
The whole family is obsessed with Western culture and they really love Disney.
Even a country as poor as North Korea somehow found enough money to have a special forces unit in their military.
This is a staged scene by the propaganda machine.
Most people get around in busses since no one owns a car and the buses are usually over crowded.
The country is so poor that they only run busses when they are completely full.
The government puts on shows like this to make itself look like a normal country but they are the poorest developed country.
The people have no idea how behind they are from the rest of the world and it’s a shame.
Everyone is meant to help out in North Korea, as the image of a healthy people is important to Kim Jong-un.
They are all about showing that they are normal but are in fact hiding the sad truth.
The homeless are hidden when foreign visitors come to the capital city.