North Korea detains US citizen

Dec 21, 2012 Full story: The Guardian 6

North Koreans visit the statues of late leaders Kim Il Sung, left, and Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang.

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Flinndragon35

Lincoln, NE

#1 Dec 21, 2012
North Korea's crazy government detains hundreds of thousands of its own unfortunate citizens, many in gulag style concentration camps. But perhaps the addition of a U.S. citizen to that shameful statistic will attract some press coverage.

Recent news accounts have indicated that North Korea has gone so far as to kidnap innocent people off the streets of many nations. That behavior, of course, is in violation of international laws. Since, of course, most countries frown upon kidnapping.

So if a U.S. citizen is being "detained" now, it may be useful to inquire whether the American traveled to North Korea in the first place or was simply kidnapped. Why should countries which disregard international laws against kidnapping be presumed to be accurate when reporting the deterion of another nation's citizen?
Flinndragon35

Lincoln, NE

#2 Dec 21, 2012
Sorry, typo in last line posted previously. The correct word is "detention"
Human Revolution

Crossett, AR

#4 Dec 23, 2012
DENG wrote:
kidnap innocent
NO FACTS SAID HERE BUT WILD AND SHRILL UNSUBSTANTIATED PROPAGANDA
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Stop defending the NK government.
ima

El Paso, TX

#5 Dec 23, 2012
DENG wrote:
kidnap innocent
NO FACTS SAID HERE BUT WILD AND SHRILL UNSUBSTANTIATED PROPAGANDA
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hey DUNG, you must be a spy for North Korea.
Jungle Man

Bellevue, WA

#6 Dec 24, 2012
The Chinese are honorable people.

Since: Nov 12

Location hidden

#7 Dec 25, 2012
Jungle Man wrote:
The Chinese are honorable people.
Yeah they treat people so well. No human rights abuses going on in China

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