REUTERS/Kyodo - North Korea's supreme court sentenced American student Otto Warmbier to 15 years of hard labor

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North Korea sentences American to hard labor

April 29, 2016, Katharine H.S. Moon

North Korea has sentenced two American citizens to long terms of hard labor for crimes against the state and espionage in 2016. Senior Fellow Katharine H.S. Moon provides insight into the motives behind Pyongyang's harsh legal system.

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