October 24, 2020

North Korea has crossed a red line in its brutalization of Otto Warmbier

The lesson of the tragic case is clear: Americans are in danger in the DPRK

The disturbing news that an American citizen was held for over a year in a coma, without receiving adequate medical attention and with no access to consular visits or communication with his family, is shocking even by the draconian standards of North Korea.

The University of Virginia student Otto Warmbier was released for what Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) has declared were “humanitarian reasons” and medevacked home on June 13.