On Tuesday, may 13, U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson announced that the North Korean authorities have freed an American student, Otto Warmbier, sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempted decorating a political poster.
Otto Warmbier was arrested in January 2016 at the airport in Pyongyang, where he had to fly home. Authorities said that surveillance cameras installed in the hotel, caught the American takes off the wall political posters. Warmbir accused of «antistate activities» and sentenced to hard labor.
CNN reported that Otto Warmbier is in a coma. According to relatives, the young man is in this state from March 2016. The cause of the coma, was allegedly botulism.
It is expected that Warmer will be delivered in the United States on the evening of 13 June.