American Matthew Miller sentenced to 6 years hard labor

Posted: September 15, 2014 in News

America’s Matthew Miller, a tourist in North-Korea was held captive for four months by the regime not even sure what he would later be charged with.

North Korean state-run media on Sunday reported that Miller was convicted of committing “acts hostile” to North Korea and sentenced to six years with hard labor.

According to the state media, Miller, 24years old landed in North Korea on April 10 and ripped up his tourist visa in hope to seek asylum.

Washington’s spokesman, Darby Holladay said that Miller’s charges would not rise to arrest or imprisonment in USA and any other country in the world and also asked for amnesty for men and American Jeffrey Fowle whom was also imprisoned in June as a tourist. He said US citizens are discouraged from visiting the country.

Gathered by Afolabi Lekan D.

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