Subscribe Register Login

Monday, December 22, 2014, 4:04 p.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

N. Korea says it has detained a U.S. citizen

By The Associated Press

This article was published December 21, 2012 at 8:05 a.m.

— North Korea said Friday that it has detained an American citizen who has confessed to unspecified crimes.

State media said in a short dispatch that someone named Pae Jun Ho entered North Korea on Nov. 3 as a tourist but was detained because of crimes.

The North said the crimes were “proven through evidence” but didn’t elaborate.

Pyongyang has detained and eventually released several Americans in recent years. Some have been journalists and others Christians accused of religious proselytizing.

In 2009, two journalists were detained after crossing into the North from China while on a reporting trip. They were later released.

Comments on: N. Korea says it has detained a U.S. citizen

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Agriculture

    Samson Partnership and Trinity Farms Partnership, jointly, M...
    MONTICELLO, AR

  • Medical assisting

    medical assistinginstructorwith Some Billing & CodingRemingt...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Special ed teacher

    speech language pathologist Pulaski County Special School di...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Branch coordinator

    branch coordinatorbaptist Health Federal Credit Union is see...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Manager

    Materials & Logistics Responsible for the planning, organizi...
    CONWAY, AR

Search 681 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online