Central Court tried American TV reporters Laura Ling and Euna Lee
and confirmed their unspecified "grave crime" against the nation,
and of illegally crossing into North Korea, the Korean Central News
said the court - which tried the women from June 4 to 8 - "sentenced
each of them to 12 years of reform through labor." The report gave
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Personally, I think that some journalists really do put
themselves in harms-way.
The article says that it is not known if they really did cross the
line into North Korea or if they were grabbed and taken over
the boarder. They should not have been in such a dangerous
place to begin with, either way.
Americans need to wake up
and realize that the world is an awful place. Americans feel nothing
can happen to them. Well, it can and in this case, so sadly,