North Korea Confirms Arrest of “Kenneth” Bae

Bae, owner of "Nation Tours", suggested to have been conducting religious activities in the DPRK under guise of tourism
December 21st, 2012
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Confirming exclusive reports on NK NEWS two weeks ago, North Korea’s KCNA today revealed the arrest of Kenneth Bae (Pae Jun Ho), an American citizen, on charges of committing “hostile acts against the republic”. A report issued by KCNA today said, “in the process of investigation evidence proving that he committed a crime against the

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Chad O'Carroll

Chad O'Carroll founded NK News in 2010. He is based in Washington, D.C.

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  • Edwin

    I think I actually met this guy near Rason, the most North Eastern part of North Korea. It must have been in October 2010, when he told me he was doing a tourism research tour. I feel sorry for him being arrested and hope they will let him go soon.