Tag : North Korea
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, Pastor Imprisoned in North Korea, Meets With Canadian Officials
summary : Canadians officials recently met with Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, the Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea for subversion, and discussed his case with local officials, raising hopes he may be released.
date : Dec 19, 2016 03:17 PM EST
Christians in North Korea title : Disturbing Images Show North Korean Prison Camps Expanding, 'Hundreds of Thousands' Killed
summary : Disturbing new satellite images have emerged out of North Korea confirming that a secret prison where detainees are tortured, raped and murdered is expanding despite the government's denial that such a camp exists.
date : Dec 01, 2016 01:47 PM EST
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Megachurch Pastor Imprisoned in North Korea Gets Aid From Swedish Ambassador
summary : A senior North Korean Foreign Ministry official just met with a Swedish ambassador to discuss diplomatic access for Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a 60-year-old Canadian pastor who was born in South Korea, and who now is being held in a labor camp after being arrested and sentenced by a North Korean court in December 2015, Korean Central News Agency reported.
date : Nov 30, 2016 10:16 AM EST
North Korea title : North Korea Upgrades Torturous Prison Camps, Intensifies Security
summary : New satellite images of the two most notorious North Korea prison camps show undeniable proof that the government, while persistently denying the existence of such camps, continues to upgrade the torturous facilities that appear to be “very much in working order.”
date : Nov 27, 2016 01:26 AM EST
ISIS Fighter title : Rise of Islamist ‘Hyperextremism’ Endangers Global Religious Freedom, Says Report
summary : An alarming new report identifies the rise of Islamist “hyperextremism” as a major threat to religious freedom all over the world and calls for immediate action to combat its “toxic” effects.
date : Nov 17, 2016 05:50 PM EST
North Korea title : North Koreans 'Searching' for Gospel, Despite Constant Exposure to 'Demonic' Propaganda: Ministry Leader
summary : North Koreans are "searching" for spiritual truths and eager to embrace the Gospel despite being forced to participate in the "demonic" practice of worshiping former ruler of the isolated country, the leader of an international ministry has revealed.
date : Nov 11, 2016 01:22 PM EST
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Family of Canadian Pastor Imprisoned in North Korea 'Very Concerned' Amid Reports of Failing Health
summary : The family of a Canadian pastor imprisoned for his faith in North Korea have said they are "very concerned" amid reports he has been undergoing treatment at a hospital since August due to his deteriorating health.
date : Nov 07, 2016 10:49 AM EST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un title : Despite Persecution, North Korean Christians Praying for Western Christians Obsessed With Material Wealth
summary : Despite facing overwhelming persecution, North Korean Christians don't pray for their freedom, but for Western Christians who are more interested in accumulating earthly wealth and possessions than storing up treasures in Heaven.
date : Nov 01, 2016 12:35 PM EDT
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Life Imprisonment In North Korea Hospitalized Due to Deteriorating Health
summary : A Canadian pastor who was arrested in North Korea last year for allegedly plotting to overthrow the state has been hospitalized because of poor health.
date : Oct 28, 2016 09:03 AM EDT
North Korea title : North Korea Teaches Christianity is 'Addictive and Destructive', Christians Kill People, Suck Their Blood
summary : The pastor of an underground church in North Korea has revealed that people living under the oppressive regime are taught that all forms of religion are deadly, and that Christians kill people and drink their blood.
date : Oct 24, 2016 10:22 AM EDT
North Korea title : North Korea: Despite 70 Years of Religious Persecution, Church Keeps Growing
summary : North Korea Christians have endured 70 years of persecution, but these have not stopped the work of God in the communist nation.
date : Oct 10, 2016 10:41 PM EDT
Christians in North Korea title : Religious Persecution, Abuse in North Korea Markedly Worse for Christians
summary : For North Koreans, local residents say contact with Christians in China is sufficient to warrant execution or consignment to a political prison camp upon repatriation.
date : Oct 03, 2016 08:46 AM EDT
Kim Jong Un title : Kim Jong Un Orders North Korean Military To Prepare Nuclear Weapons
summary : North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has ordered his military force to be ready to use the country's nuclear weapons at any moment. According to reports, Kim wants his armed forces to immediately enter pre-emptive mode in case of threats.
date : Mar 04, 2016 12:06 PM EST
Marco Rubio title : Marco Rubio Wants 'New American Century' As GOP Presidential Hopeful, Shares Stances On 29 Issues
summary : "MarcoMentum" is picking up, declares the political team supporting Republican candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, whose public service occurred as a West Miami city commissioner, then as a Florida state legislator who became majority whip, majority leader and speaker of the house; and most recently, as a U.S. Senator since 2011. He is the son of parents who came to America from Cuba in 1956.
date : Feb 24, 2016 04:26 PM EST
title : North Korea Arrests American Student for Unrevealed 'Hostile Act'
summary : A University of Virginia male student was arrested for what North Korea officials Friday called a "hostile act" orchestrated by the U.S. government to undermine the authoritarian nation.
date : Jan 22, 2016 01:08 PM EST
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un title : China 'Firmly Opposes' North Korean H-Bomb Testing And Ambitions
summary : While North Korea's alleged successful testing of an H-bomb on Wednesday is met with doubt at the White House, China's foreign ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, was quick to publically rebuke North Korea in their H-bomb pursuit, saying that China, "firmly opposes" the testing and that, " We strongly urge the DPRK side to remain committed to its denuclearisation commitment, and stop taking any actions that would make the situation worse."
date : Jan 07, 2016 12:02 AM EST
Maryland Christian Retreat Center Stabbing title : Virginia Man Accused of Fatally Stabbing Missionary Will Receive Mental Health Court Update
summary : The mental health status hearing for a Virginia man accused of fatally stabbing a South Korean visitor at a rural religious retreat last summer is set for Monday (Jan. 4) in Frederick County, Md. Song Su Kim, 30, of Falls Church, Va., is charged with first-degree murder in the death of 63-year-old Chung Hwan Park of Suwon, South Korea, and attempted first-degree murder in the stabbing of Park’s wife, Ae Suk Ko.
date : Jan 04, 2016 10:46 AM EST
Hyeon Soo Lim title : Imprisoned Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim in Good Spirits, Remaining Faithful despite Grim Sentence
summary : Despite facing hard labor for life in a North Korean prison, Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim remains in good spirits and health, a church spokeswoman announced on Sunday.
date : Dec 22, 2015 01:44 PM EST
title : Missionary Visits Get Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim Life Imprisonment Sentence By North Korea For Anti-State Charges
summary : Hyeon Soo Lim, pastor of the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, was sentenced to life in prison with hard labor by North Korea's Supreme Court after a 90-minute trial Wednesday regarding what was referenced "crimes against the state." Lim's relatives and colleagues said he travelled on a humanitarian mission Jan. 31 to North Korea where he supports a nursing home, a nursery and an orphanage.
date : Dec 16, 2015 10:46 AM EST
North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-il title : North Korea Detains Canadian Megachurch Pastor; Isolated Country Has Complicated Relationship with Christianity
summary : The isolated country of North Korea has detained a Canadian pastor, releasing video footage on Monday that showed him confessing of crimes against the state. The Communist country also has an uneasy relationship with Christianity.
date : Aug 07, 2015 12:39 AM EDT
North Korean Defector Lee Hyeon-Seo title : Defector Hyeon-Seo Lee Spills Details on Life in North Korea’s Secret State: 'Kindness Towards Strangers is Rare'
summary : The Communist nation of North Korea is infamous both for its brutality against its own people and limiting contact with the rest of the world to maintain high levels of secrecy. However, a woman who defected from that country has spoken out on what life is like in the world’s most oppressive state.
date : Jul 03, 2015 10:33 AM EDT
Sony Hack title : Sony Hack: North Korea May Have Received Outside Help from Sony Insider, China, and Russia, Say Experts
summary : U.S. investigators think that North Korea may have relied on outside help on last month's cyberattack on Sony Pictures. Now a prominent Republican senator agrees with them, placing the blame on China.
date : Dec 30, 2014 06:06 PM EST
North Korea title : Sony Hack: North Korea Threatens Retaliation on 'Whole U.S. Mainland' If Obama Takes Action on Them
summary : A top North Korean defense committee, through the country’s official Korean Central News Agency, issued a statement that threatened attacks on “the White House, the Pentagon and the whole U.S. mainland” if President Obama tries to punish them.
date : Dec 22, 2014 11:38 AM EST
The Interview - Sony Hack title : President Obama Says U.S. Will Figure Out How to Deal with North Korea’s Sony Hack
summary : President Obama announced Friday afternoon that the United States will respond “proportionally” to the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment after the FBI pinned the blame on the North Korean government.
date : Dec 20, 2014 08:33 PM EST
"The Interview" a film by Sony Entertainment title : Sony Cancels 'The Interview,' Giving An Apparent Propaganda Victory to North Korea
summary : Sony pulled distribution of its comedy film "The Interview" in response to threats from a shadowy cyber-terrorism group. While Sony claims it was for "safety" reasons, some in Hollywood think it's an unprecedented attack on free speech and creativity.
date : Dec 18, 2014 08:19 PM EST
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