North Korea sentences American to 15 year hard labor

May 2, 2013 05:18

SEOUL, May 2 (Reuters) - North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced US citizen Kenneth Bae to 15 years hard labour on Thursday for committing crimes against the North, according to state news agency KCNA.

KCNA said the trial for a man it named as Pae Jun-ho, a Korean rendering of Bae's name, was held on April 30.

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