January 29, 2010

Tales from North Korea's Gulags

Donald Kirk, Asia Times

AP Photo

No one should imagine that American missionary Robert Park is getting the same relatively benign treatment at the hands of his North Korean "hosts" as the two American women who were held in the North for 140 days last year.

Euna Lee and Laura Ling of Al Gore's Current TV network sojourned in a state guest house near Pyongyang for most of the time, but Park is presumably being held in total isolation, most likely in a remote mountain prison.

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