All posts tagged "detainee"

  • Kim Tong Chol, a U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, is presented to reporters in Pyongyang, North Korea on Friday, March 25, 2016. North Korea presented another American detainee before the media on Friday, nine days after it sentenced a U.S. tourist to 15 years in prison with hard labor for subversion. Kim told in Pyongyang that he had collaborated with and spied for South Korean intelligence authorities in a plot to bring down the North's leadership and tried to spread religious ideas among North Koreans. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)
    Korean American detained in North Korea says he’s sorry for spying

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — An American detained in North Korea said he had spied against the country and asked for forgiveness at a media presentation Friday, nine days after a U.S. tourist was sentenced to 15...

    • Posted March 25, 2016
    • 0
  • This photo provided by Derek Sciba shows Kenneth Bae, center, and his mother Myunghee Bae, in red coat, praying with other family members after his release from North Korea, Saturday Nov. 8, 2014.  (AP Photo/Derek Sciba)
    Kenneth Bae focuses on non-Korean food, family

    SEATTLE (AP) — Rest, food and family are on the top of Kenneth Bae’s list since arriving home this weekend after years of imprisonment in North Korea. His sister said he hasn’t spoken about his ordeal yet,...

    • Posted November 10, 2014
    • 1
  • bae
    North Korea releases 2 US detainees

    WASHINGTON (AP) – Two Americans held by North Korea were on their way home Saturday after their release was secured through a secret mission by the top U.S. intelligence official to the reclusive Communist country. Matthew Miller...

    • Posted November 9, 2014
    • 0
  • Jeffrey Fowle, an American detained in North Korea, has been released. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
    North Korea releases one American

    (AP) — Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans being held in North Korea, has been released, the State Department said Tuesday. State Department deputy spokeswoman Marie Harf said Fowle was on his way home Tuesday after negotiators...

    • Posted October 21, 2014
    • 0
  • Matthew Miller, one of three American citizens currently detained in the North. will be put on trial on Sept. 14.
    North Korea to hold trial for U.S. detainee on Sept. 14

    North Korea will hold a trial next Sunday for a U.S. citizen detained for alleged misbehavior, the communist country’s official media said Sunday. “The Supreme Court of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea decided to judge American...

    • Posted September 8, 2014
    • 0