Tuesday, July 14, 2015

South Korea: New York University Student, Joo Won-moon, Arrested - URGENT ACTION

Amnesty International

South Korean student Joo Won-moon is at risk of a long prison sentence and possibly torture and other ill-treatment after having been detained by North Korean authorities in April. No information on a trial has yet been announced.  

Joo Won-moon, a 21-year-old South Korean student, was detained by North Korean authorities on 21 April. He had crossed into North Korea on foot near Dandong, China. He was most recently living in the United States and was traveling in Asia while taking a break from his studies.
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