September 14, 2014 11:18 am -


Update as of 5.55am EDT: (Reuters) – North Korea sentenced U.S. citizen Matthew Todd Miller to six years hard labor for committing “hostile acts” as a tourist to the isolated country, a statement carried by state media said on Sunday. “He committed acts hostile to the DPRK while entering the territory of the DPRK under the…


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9 responses to American Matthew Miller Jailed For 6 Years In North Korea

  1. M D Reese September 14th, 2014 at 12:20 pm

    I guess he didn’t read the travel brochures. Seriously–how stupid. At least he got 6 years of asylum out of the deal.

    • granpa.usthai September 14th, 2014 at 12:50 pm

      North Korea is not the country where you want to tear up their official document; even if you do come from the ‘graveyard of human rights’. If he behaves well and works really really hard, he may just get a handful of rice with a hint of fish aroma for his Sunday meal. May not seem like much at first, but over time, he’ll really learn to appreciate it.

  2. juicyfruityyy September 14th, 2014 at 1:03 pm

    Most know the conditions, prior to, entering the country. You go there at your own risk. Don”t go their and disrespect their rules and expect to be saved by the US. And, don’t think that we are going to go to war, with North Korea; because they won’t release you.

    • whatthe46 September 14th, 2014 at 11:51 pm

      but can you hear fox already…. why don’t President Obama do something? fk that! maybe his parents can pay a fine or something. the dumb ass.

  3. edmeyer_able September 14th, 2014 at 1:13 pm

    It never ceases to amaze me the number of people, and their level of intelligence, that spit on our flag but request the country quench their thirst when their throat becomes parched.

  4. Bunya September 14th, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    I have no sympathy for this guy. Any idiot who travels to North Korea, apparently looking for trouble, deserve what he/she gets.

  5. roccolore September 14th, 2014 at 3:31 pm

    Ted Turner thinks North Korea is a great country.

  6. fancypants September 14th, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    any country that has at least 22 tourist warnings attached to it. most likely isn’t worth the trip.

  7. whatthe46 September 14th, 2014 at 11:52 pm

    who does he think he is… Dennis Rodummy?