Expert Believes Bae is a Bargaining Tool

EUGENE, Ore. — One political science professor at the University of Oregon describes the conditions of a work detention to be torturous and extreme. But, Tuong Vu said he doesn’t think Kenneth Bae, the former University of Oregon student, will be working on a North Korean farm for long. In the past, Vu traveled to … Continue reading »

Former UO Student Sentenced in NK

EUGENE, Ore. — A former University Of Oregon student, detained in North Korea, has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor. CNN is reporting that Kenneth Bae was sentenced by North Korea’s Supreme Court. KEZI 9 News spoke with Kenneth Bae’s friend Bobby Lee by phone and he says he’s devastated by the sentencing. … Continue reading »