No More Chinese Communist Party

March 23, 2009

No. Korea Confirms Americans Were Detained

CDT: Two American working for Current TV, Laura Ling and Euna Lee, have been arrested in , apparently after mistakenly crossing the border while reporting from China on

from ABC via CDT:

The reporting Ling and Lee were doing took them all the way to the border between China and North Korean.

It is a difficult, even dangerous trip. They got help planning the journey from Reverend Chun Ki Won, a Christian missionary from South Korea whose organization smuggles Bibles into through China.

[…] “It’s hard to determine the border, that which is or that which is China because it is just frozen river,” he said.

So Chun said it’s possible that the reporters inadvertently stepped onto North Korean territory, and that was likely when North Korean soldiers arrested the two women, accusing them of entering the country illegally.

This page is from China Digital Times and includes really interesting documentaries about China.

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