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Two U.S. Journalists Working for Cable Net Get Sentenced to 12 Years Hard Labor in North Korea

Jun 8, 2009  •  Post A Comment

Two American journalists working for cable network Current TV were sentenced by North Korea to 12 years of hard labor, the New York Times reports.

Euna Lee and Laura Ling, sister of Lisa Ling, were convicted of “committing hostilities against the Korean nation and illegal entry.” The were detained on the border between China and North Korea on March 17.

—Elizabeth Jensen

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