North Korea to try two U.S. tourists

American citizens could face lengthy prison sentences
June 30th, 2014
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North Korea will try two American tourists who were detained earlier this year, a statement issued by state media outlet the Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Monday.

Matthew Miller and Jeffrey Edward Fowle, who the KCNA said perpetrated “hostile acts” after entering the DPRK, were investigated by a “relevant organ of the DPRK”.

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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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  • Jack Spratt

    I doubt the US would help Todd after he tried to claim asylum in the DPRK. Maybe he doesn’t want help. Maybe he’s going to get his wish after all: a nice long “asylum” …