- Hyeon Soo Lim, 61, given medical parole, says official news agency
- Faced hard labour after 2015 arrest for allegedly meddling in state affairs
A Canadian pastor serving a life sentence with hard labour in North Korea has been released on medical parole as a humanitarian gesture, the official KCNA news agency said.
Hyeon Soo Lim, 61, was freed on “sick bail”, the agency announced after a Canadian government delegation arrived in Pyongyang to discuss the case.
Link : Canadian pastor serving life sentence in North Korea released on ‘sick bail’