There is no doubt that the lives of prisoners are miserable in North Korea jail. Prisoners often sentenced to hard labour, and that’s what the life in Korean prison exactly is; isolation and helplessness.
Recently, North Korea released American college student Otto Warmbier after 17 months of detention. Otto was arrested for allegedly trying to steal the propaganda poster from an employee area of his hotel. After a brief trial, Otto was sentenced to serve 15 years of jail time in North Korea prison. He apologised for his actions later.
The 22-year-old has contacted botulism disease last year and is in bad shape. Korean official told the US that Otto has contacted botulism and slipped into the coma because of the sleeping pills. He’s on his way home but his condition his serious.
His parents Fred and Cindy Warmbier told to media that they didn’t know about Otto’s condition and learned about it just a week ago, they said “We want the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime in North Korean. We are so grateful that he will finally be with people who love him.”
US State Department official said that they are in contact with Warmbier’s family and Otto’s release was followed by secret talks between US and Korean diplomats. Sarah Sanders told media that bringing Otto home is a big priority for President Donald Trump.