Australian student Alek Sigley, 29, who was detained in North Korea, arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters Australian student Alek Sigley, 29, who was detained in North Korea, arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Australian student Alek Sigley, 29, who was detained in North Korea, arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
North Korea

Mystery of Alek Sigley’s detention in North Korea to linger as student vows silence

  • Minister says the 29-year-old should stay in Japan, go back to South Korea or Australia because his detention in North Korea could ‘have ended very differently’
  • It is still not clear why he was detained by the secretive North

Topic |   North Korea
Australian student Alek Sigley, 29, who was detained in North Korea, arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters Australian student Alek Sigley, 29, who was detained in North Korea, arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
Australian student Alek Sigley, 29, who was detained in North Korea, arrives at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo. Photo: Reuters
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