The country has reportedly detained an American missionary for illegal entry into country.
Seoul, South Korea (WiredPRNews.com) – North Korea has reportedly detained an American missionary for illegal entry into the country. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the man was detained last week for allegedly entering North Korea through its border with China Thursday.
As noted in the report, the man was unidentified in an official release by the Korean Central News Agency, however, the news coincides with reports from South Korean activists that Robert Park, a 28 year-old missionary, crossed the border in an effort to draw attention to human rights conditions in the country.
Park is quoted by the AP as writing in an email to his parents before his disappearance, “Know that I am the happiest in all my life, incredible miracles are happening for the liberation of North Koreans right now… I am thankful to Jesus because of the opportunity to serve His holy purpose.”
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