Cindy Warmbier, mother of Otto Warmbier, speaking at a seminar on North Korean abductees in Washington on Friday. Photo: AFP

‘Cancer on the Earth’: US student Otto Warmbier’s mother wants more pressure put on North Korea over abductees

  • Cindy Warmbier’s son fell into a coma after being jailed in North Korea for taking down poster; he died soon after returning to US
  • Case back in spotlight after reports that US agreed to pay US$2 million hospital bill before Otto Warmbier was released
Topic |   North Korea

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Cindy Warmbier, mother of Otto Warmbier, speaking at a seminar on North Korean abductees in Washington on Friday. Photo: AFP
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A department store in Pyongyang. Photo: AP

10 million North Koreans face food shortage after worst harvest, says United Nations

  • The UN found North Korean protein intake to be very low, with some families consuming protein only a few times a year
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A department store in Pyongyang. Photo: AP
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