Illustrations from North Korea – level 1
A man from North Korea travels to China. North Koreans catch him. He goes to prison. He is in a prison camp for two years. He draws some pictures there.
The pictures are shocking. They show bad things which happen there. People must stand in stressful positions. It is very painful. They must stay like this for three days.
People have nothing to eat there. They must eat mice and snakes. They must also live in very small spaces.
Difficult words: stressful position (position of the body which is not normal and very painful), mouse (one mouse, two mice).
You can read the original story and watch the video in the Level 3 section.
Do you believe these illustrations?
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