September 17, 2021

North Korea to try two U.S. tourists

American citizens could face lengthy prison sentences

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".