The family of a Washington man imprisoned nearly a year-and-a-half in North Korea says it’s alarmed and saddened the country has canceled a second invitation for a U.S. envoy to talk about his release.
The sister of an American missionary detained for more than a year in North Korea echoed her brother’s apology to the nation for crimes he committed and his plea to the U.S. government to ramp up efforts to secure his release.
An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release.
Dennis Rodman apologized Thursday for comments about captive American missionary Kenneth Bae in an interview with CNN.
The sister of a Washington man imprisoned in North Korea says she’s worried that Dennis Rodman, who is in the country to celebrate the birthday of leader Kim Jong Un, is hurting efforts to free her brother.
The mother of an American man detained in North Korea for the past 11 months is being allowed to visit him, his family said Thursday.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman is back in North Korea for the second time this year, but it’s unclear whether he will work for the release of a Lynnwood man while he’s there
A senior U.S. envoy who will travel to North Korea later this week said Wednesday that he plans to strongly appeal for the release of an American sentenced to 15 years of hard labor by the authoritarian state but added that Washington has received no guarantees from Pyongyang the ailing man will be freed.
An American man detained in North Korea for the past nine months has been hospitalized after losing more than 50 pounds, and the need to bring him home is becoming more urgent, his sister said Sunday.
The family of an American tour operator and Christian missionary who has been detained in North Korea for the past nine months is renewing calls for his release as concerns about his health mount.