Other posts have mentioned the similarities between JWs and N. Korea with regards to uniformity of dress and grooming, backlash for criticism and being hard to escape. Just thought I'd add a couple more, thanks to quotes from David Mikkelson and John Delury, a N. Korea analyst at Yonsei University in Seoul, S. Korea:
North Korea is notorious for a lack of transparency
The regime is incredibly image-conscious. It choreographs everything, especially when it comes to the leader.