WKYT | Lexington, Kentucky | News

No word on trial for two American journalists held in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - There's been no word on whether a
trial for two American journalists held in North Korea has actually
Laura Ling and Euna Lee face accusations of illegal entry and
"hostile acts" in a case that could send them to a labor camp for
10 years.
Ling and Lee are reporters for former Vice President Al Gore's
California-based Current TV media venture. They were arrested March
17 near the North Korean border while on a reporting trip to China.
North Korea's official news agency said in a brief dispatch that
the trial would begin at 3 p.m. (2 a.m. EDT) in the Central Court.
Back home, the reporters' families pleaded for clemency. Laura
Ling's sister, TV journalist Lisa Ling, expressed hope during a
vigil in California that the North Korean government will show

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus


2851 Winchester Rd. Lexington, Ky 40509 859-299-0411 - switchboard 859-299-2727 - newsroom
Register for Email
RSS Feeds
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 46905047 - wkyt.com/a?a=46905047
Gray Television, Inc.