U.S. College Student Sentenced in North Korea


We don’t fully understand in America what it would be like to live under an oppressive government. This is a sobering reminder.

Otto Warmbier is a 21 year old college student attending the University of Virginia. He was visiting North Korea with a tourism agency when he was arrested for removing a political propaganda banner from a hotel.

He pleaded for mercy and forgiveness but North Korea proceeded to sentence him to 15 years of hard labor for his crime against the state.

These are the reasons I vote. What we have in America is unique – freedom. Pray for Warmbier.

Read more details about his story here: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/mar/16/north-korea-sentences-us-student-to-15-years-hard-labour

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