North Korea has launched a new crackdown on western influences, from slang to foreign media, and even skinny jeans. Dr Sojin Lim, the co-director of the International Institute of Korean Studies at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK, tells The World it’s another step towards keeping the international community out of the secretive nation.
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