People in North Korea must not laugh – level 1
Kim Jong-il is the leader of North Korea between the years 1994 – 2011. He dies in 2011. Kim Jong-un is his son. He is the leader of the country now.
Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea. A special ceremony happens in Pyongyang last week. It is 10 years after Kim Jong-il’s death.
Many officials meet in front of the Sun mausoleum. The dead bodies of Kim Jong-un’s father and grandfather are in the mausoleum.
People must not do many things for 11 days. They must not drink alcohol, celebrate their birthdays, or enjoy free time activities. They must not even laugh. If they break the rules, they can go to prison.
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