Aug 1, 2014

U.S. man jailed in North Korea says he feels abandoned

Kenneth Bae, the U.S. missionary who has been detained in North Korea since 2012, has said he feels “abandoned” by his government but still hopes it will send a special envoy at an early date to secure his release, a pro-Pyongyang paper said Thursday. ...

'Let me take Bae's place': Rodman

Feb 2, 2014

'Let me take Bae's place': Rodman

Former basketball star Dennis Rodman offered Friday to take the place of an imprisoned U.S. missionary in North Korea, as he spoke publicly for the first time from a rehab facility. Rodman, 52, appeared on CNN television’s “New Day” program less than a month ...

May 4, 2013

U.S. calls on Pyongyang to release American

The United States demanded Thursday that North Korea immediately release an American sentenced this week to 15 years of hard labor on charges of trying to overthrow the government. “What we’re urging the DPRK authorities to do is to grant him amnesty and to ...

U.S. citizen sentenced to 15 years for 'crimes'

May 2, 2013

U.S. citizen sentenced to 15 years for 'crimes'

North Korea has sentenced a U.S. citizen to 15 years of prison labor for “hostile acts” against the communist regime, the country’s official Korean Central News Agency reported Thursday. Pae Jun Ho, known in the United States as Kenneth Bae, was arrested in November ...