GRIM HOMECOMING American college student freed by N. Korea in coma

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Summary: ” (AP) “At the direction of the president, the Department of State has secured the release of Otto Warmbier from North Korea,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. The Department of State continues to have discussions with the DPRK regarding three other U.S. We get to see our son Otto tonight.” From the archives: Otto Warmbier’s parents talk with Tucker Carlson Warmbier’s exact condition wasn’t known but his parents said they were told that he’d gotten botulism soon at the end of his trial, and had been given a sleeping pill, from which he never woke up. In a post-trial video released to the world, Warmbier, under obvious duress, praised his captors, for his treatment, and for handling of the case “fair and square.” citizens now known to be held in North Korea: accounting professor Kim Sang Duk, businessman Kim Dong Chul and Kim Hak-Song, who worked at Pyongyang University. Early in the dictatorship of Kim Jong Un, North Korea called on its people to rally in back of him, and protect him as “human shields.” AP  (Dennis Rodman sings “Happy Birthday” to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.) As of Tuesday morning, Warmbier was on his way home to Cincinnati, although other details surrounding the dramatic events weren’t released. leading a growing international coalition determined to counter North Korea’s nuclear, and missile testing and, also threats against neightbors and Western countries, the Americans could might possibly be bargaining chips at optimal ever and human shields at worst, according to experts. Otto Warmbier, the college student arrested, tried, and imprisoned in North Korea, for more than a year for trying to swipe a souvenir from a hotel, has been released, but is in a coma, according to multiple sources. Warmbier, and his family, we’ve no further comment on Mr. Warmbier.” Out of respect, for the privacy of Mr. He was charged with stealing the sign from a staff-only floor in the Yanggakdo International Hotel in Pyongyang and committing “crimes against the state.” He was given a one-hour trial in March 2016, when the government presented fingerprints, CCTV footage and pictures of a political banner to make its case against the American student. “Otto has been in a coma, for over with a year now, and urgently needs appropriate medical care in the United States,” Richardson said in a statement obtained by Fox News.”

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