US Student Sentenced to 15 Years of Hard Labor in North Korea

Posted on Mar 18, 2016

American student Otto Warmbier has been jailed and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea. Aged 21, Warmbier was arrested for attempting to steal a propaganda poster from the lobby of a hotel. The verdict was handed to him by the supreme court of North Korea.

1. Warmbier Is an Undergraduate at the University of Virginia

Warmbier Is an Undergraduate at the University of Virginia
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2. Originally from Wyoming, Ohio, He Is a Member of the Theta Chi Fraternity

Originally from Wyoming, Ohio, He Is a Member of the Theta Chi Fraternity
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3. This January, the Student Traveled to the Yanggakdo International Hotel in Pyongyang - North Korea's Capital

This January, the Student Traveled to the Yanggakdo International Hotel in Pyongyang - North Korea's Capital
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4. A Holiday Turned into a Nightmare When Warmbier Stole a Propaganda Banner from the Lobby of the Hotel

A Holiday Turned into a Nightmare When Warmbier Stole a Propaganda Banner from the Lobby of the Hotel
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5. CCTV Footage of the Event Has Been Released, It Shows Warmbier Stealing the Banner That Bears Kim Jong Il's Name on It

CCTV Footage of the Event Has Been Released, It Shows Warmbier Stealing the Banner That Bears Kim Jong Il's Name on It
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