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  1. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Arrested in North Korea, two American tourists to be put on trial

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 10:37am

    ... Another American, Kenneth Bae, a Christian missionary who had been arrested in November 2012, was convicted and sentenced to 15 years hard labour last year. Pyongyang has detained a number of US ... diplomatic conflict over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes. In May, the US State Department issued an advisory urging Americans not to travel to North Korea because of the “risk of arbitrary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1543425/american-tourists-face-jail-north-korea
  2. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea sentences South Korean 'spy' to hard labour for life

    Posted May 31st 2014, 08:53am by AFP

    ... a South Korean missionary to hard labour for life after accusing him of espionage and setting up an underground church, state media said yesterday, the latest Christian preacher to run ... unauthorised activities are subject to immediate arrest. Instead of facing execution, Kim was sentenced to hard labour for life by the North's Supreme Court, the report said. North Korea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1522438/north-korea-sentences-south-korean-missionary-hard-labour-life
  3. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea detains US tourist; three now in custody

    Posted Jun 06th 2014, 11:49am by Reuters

    ... April. In May, the US State Department issued an advisory urging Americans not to travel to North Korea because of the “risk of arbitrary arrest and detention” even while holding valid visas. ... asylum, KCNA said in April. Bae was arrested in 2012 and has been sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour on charges of state subversion. His family says he suffers from a variety of health issues, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1526531/north-korea-detained-american-tourist-right-departure-sources
  4. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea rejects talks on South Korean missionary sentenced to life

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:55pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Seoul North Korea on Thursday rejected Seoul’s call for talks on the fate of a South Korean missionary sentenced to hard labour for life for allegedly spying ... the South’s unification ministry said in a statement. The North has ignored Seoul’s repeated calls to free the missionary, and sentenced him to hard labour for life on charges of espionage, running ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530822/north-korea-rejects-talks-south-korean-missionary-sentenced-life
  5. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Adventure-loving US father-of-three named as detainee in Pyongyang

    Posted Jun 10th 2014, 10:56pm by Reuters

    ... North Korea is also holding Kenneth Bae, a Korean-American missionary sentenced to 15 years of hard labour on charges of trying to use religion to overthrow its political system. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1529542/adventure-loving-us-father-three-named-detainee-pyongyang
  6. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korean No 2 Choe Ryong-hae replaced by Kim’s protector

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:42pm by AFP

    ... reunions between families separated by conflict on the Korean peninsula. But US ambassador Robert King told the council that Washington was "alarmed by the widespread use of forced labour, including child labour, in detention facilities". He called on Pyongyang to "acknowledge the human rights violations in the country and take immediate steps to end such violations". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1502935/north-korean-no-2-choe-ryong-hae-replaced-kims-protector
  7. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    US citizen Kenneth Bae sent back to labour camp after hospital treatment

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 04:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Washington Jailed for allegedly plotting to overthrow North Korean government, Kenneth Bae is released from hospital to resume 15-years' hard labour U.S. citizen back in labour camp North Korea has moved imprisoned US citizen Kenneth Bae from hospital and back to a labour camp, which could complicate efforts to win his release. In an interview ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1423794/us-citizen-kenneth-bae-sent-back-labour-camp-after-hospital-treatment
  8. News - Hong Kong - NORTH KOREA

    'North Korea interrogated me every day', says Hong Kong-based missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 08:26pm by AP

    ... only sanctioned services are tolerated by the government. Defectors from the country have said that distributing Bibles and holding secret prayer services can mean banishment to a labour camp ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1441237/north-korea-interrogated-me-every-day-says-hong-kong-based-missionary
  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    South Korean missionary arrested in North makes ‘confession’

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 04:38pm by AFP

    ... evangelist. Bae was arrested in November 2012 and sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour on charges of seeking to topple the government. A number of US missionaries have been arrested in the past, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1436353/south-korean-missionary-arrested-north-makes-confession
  10. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    North Korea deports detained Australian missionary John Short

    Posted Mar 03rd 2014, 09:27am by AFP

    ... as a militant Christian evangelist, Bae was arrested in November 2012 and later sentenced to 15 years’ hard labour on charges of seeking to topple the government. He was shown on state TV last month, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1439126/north-korea-deport-detained-australian-missionary

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