Kenneth Bae

americas

North Korea tells former American prisoner to stop 'babbling' about his hard labor

Kenneth Bae spent almost two years in a North Korean labor camp. Now, on a book tour, he's been talking about his ordeal. And North Korea is not impressed.
Tamara Khandaker
6.20.16
americas

American Detained in North Korea Had 30 Guards to Himself — And They All Wanted to Know About the US

Kenneth Bae was imprisoned in a foreigners camp in Pyongyang for 735 days on charges of trying to overthrow the government. Now he's promoting a new book and campaigning for the release of a Canadian pastor who is going through the same thing.
Tamara Khandaker
5.25.16
NORTH KOREA

US Citizen Held in North Korea Says Rant by Dennis Rodman Helped Set Him Free

Kenneth Bae, who was held for more than two years in North Korea, publicly thanked the former NBA player for a tirade that he says helped secure his release.
VICE News
5.2.16
asia & pacific

North Korea Releases American Prisoners Kenneth Bae and Matthew Todd Miller

The US government has confirmed that the two detainees have been allowed to leave North Korea and are on their way home to reunite with their families.
Liz Fields
11.8.14
asia & pacific

North Korea Releases American Detainee Jeffrey Fowle

The US State Department says Fowle, a 56-year-old from Ohio, was released Tuesday after spending nearly six months imprisoned in North Korea.
Keegan Hamilton
10.21.14
asia & pacific

American Detainee Sentenced to 6 Years Hard Labor in North Korea

Matthew Miller was convicted of espionage and the country's Supreme Court ruled out any chance of hearing an appeal in his case.
Liz Fields
9.14.14
asia & pacific

North Korea Sets Trial Date for American Detainee Matthew Miller

The California native was arrested in April for allegedly ripping up his visa and demanding asylum in North Korea.
Liz Fields
9.7.14