Otto Warmbier

American student Otto Warmbier

U.S. student sentenced to 15 years in North Korean labor camp

SEOUL — North Korea’s supreme court sentenced American student Otto Warmbier, who was arrested while visiting the country, to 15 years of hard labor on Wednesday for crimes against the state, a punishment Washington condemned as politically motivated. The U.S. State Department called the sentence “unduly harsh” and White House

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