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American held in North Korea…again

April 22, 2011

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From the BBC –

North Korea confirms US citizen is arrested

North Korea has confirmed that it has arrested a US citizen and is preparing to charge him with “committing a crime” against the country.

Jun Young-su was arrested in November last year, the official KCNA news agency said.

The US state department announced the arrest on Tuesday and is calling for the detainee’s release on humanitarian grounds.

Here’s a thought, and it’s going to come across as a tad harsh but hear me out, leave him the fuck there. Of course, ask politely for his release but when the Norks inevitably respond with demands for a senior US official to be dispatched to North Korea to talk about it stump up whatever ransom demands they have, hang up the phone.

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