Otto Warmbier

US student dies after release from NKorea

Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, died on Monday, prompting President Donald Trump to slam the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang.

December 25, 2018
December 25, 2018

US judge orders NKorea to pay $501m

A US judge on Monday ordered North Korea to pay $501 million over the death of American Otto Warmbier, concluding that the university student likely suffered torture.

June 20, 2017
June 20, 2017

US student dies after release from NKorea

Otto Warmbier, the US student released in a coma last week after nearly 18 months in detention in North Korea, died on Monday, prompting President Donald Trump to slam the "brutal regime" in Pyongyang.

March 17, 2016
March 17, 2016

US urges N Korea to free student

The US has called on North Korea to immediately release an American student sentenced to 15 years' hard labour for crimes against the state.

March 16, 2016
March 16, 2016

US student jailed in North Korea

US student Otto Warmbier has been given 15 years hard labour in North Korea for crimes against the state.