Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea, is seen in a March 16, 2016 file photo. He died in 2017 soon after being released from a North Korea prison. Photo: Kyodo Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea, is seen in a March 16, 2016 file photo. He died in 2017 soon after being released from a North Korea prison. Photo: Kyodo
Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea, is seen in a March 16, 2016 file photo. He died in 2017 soon after being released from a North Korea prison. Photo: Kyodo
North Korea

US court orders North Korea to pay US$501 million over torture and death of student Otto Warmbier

  • The judgment was welcomed by Otto Warmbier’s parents, who filed a lawsuit against Pyongyang over his 2017 death

Topic |   North Korea
Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea, is seen in a March 16, 2016 file photo. He died in 2017 soon after being released from a North Korea prison. Photo: Kyodo Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea, is seen in a March 16, 2016 file photo. He died in 2017 soon after being released from a North Korea prison. Photo: Kyodo
Otto Warmbier, a University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea, is seen in a March 16, 2016 file photo. He died in 2017 soon after being released from a North Korea prison. Photo: Kyodo
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