North Korea Releases Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim ‘on Sick Bail’

A Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea has been freed after two and a half years in detention.

Hyeon Soo Lim (Photo: videograb)
4

Get the free Faithfully Magazine Newsletter for the latest in news, culture and Christianity via email once a week. Sign up to be the first to know about giveaways and exclusive content.


A Canadian pastor imprisoned in North Korea has been freed after two and a half years in detention.

Hyeon Soo Lim, North Korea’s longest-held western prisoner in decades, was “released on sick bail” Wednesday by the country’s top court for “humanitarian” reasons, state-run news agency KCNA said.

Lim’s son, James Lim, received word over the weekend that a plane carrying senior Canadian officials, a medical doctor, and a letter to North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un was dispatched to Pyongyang “at the last minute,” according to family spokeswoman Lisa Pak. The plane landed in the North Korean capital Monday.

Continue reading at CNN

faithfully magazine no 2 evangelicals and race

Get the free Faithfully Magazine Newsletter for the latest in news, culture and Christianity via email once a week. Sign up to be the first to know about giveaways and exclusive content.


RELATED:  'Illegitimate' Pastor Sued for 'Illegally' Taking Over Church Building Preaches Forgiveness

Comments are closed, but trackbacks and pingbacks are open.

Real Time Web Analytics