01 June 2009

Inside North Korea

This is a staggering photo essay of life inside North Korea. Check it out at www.foreignpolicy.com by clicking the link below...

Renowned documentary photographer Tomas van Houtryve entered North Korea by posing as a businessman looking to open a chocolate factory. Despite 24-hour surveillance by North Korean minders, he took arresting photographs of Pyongyang and its people—images rarely captured and even more rarely distributed in the West. They show stark glimmers of everyday life in the world’s last gulag.

(hat tip: Doug Ross)


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