A 62-year-old Canadian freed from a life sentence of hard labor in North Korea is back in his homeland, where he told his church Sunday about the harsh conditions he endured. Hyeon Soo Lim, who was freed last week on what Pyongyang called "sick bail," arrived back in Canada on...
A Canadian pastor recently freed from imprisonment in North Korea spoke Sunday of the "overwhelming loneliness" and harsh conditions he experienced during his two-and-a-half years in a labor camp. Hyeon Soo Lim, 62, was imprisoned by...Show More Summary
Hyeon Soo Lim was sentenced to life of hard labour in 2015 for trying to use religion to destroy the North Korea system.
Hyeon Soo Lim was serving a life sentence of hard labor in North Korea for alleged anti-state activities before being released on "sock bail"
A Canadian pastor who was imprisoned for more than two years in North Korea has arrived back home. Hyeon Soo Lim was serving a life sentence of hard labor in … Click to Continue »
TORONTO (Reuters) - Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim on Saturday arrived home in Canada, where he was resting after being reunited with his family following a long trek from North Korea, where he had been imprisoned since 2015, according to a family spokeswoman.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said she spoke briefly with her North Korean counterpart at a meeting in Manila on Sunday, days before Pyongyang released Canadian pastor Hyeon Soo Lim from a prison where he was serving a life sentence.
Hyeon Soo Lim was serving a life sentence
A Canadian delegation arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday to discuss pastor Hyeon Soo Lim's release.
Canadian national Hyeon Soo Lim got life sentence in 2015 for allegedly trying to destroy North Korea using religion
North Korea said Wednesday that it has released a Canadian pastor who has been serving a life sentence since 2015 for anti-state activities. Pyongyang's official Korean Central News Agency said that Hyeon Soo Lim was released on "sick bail," or for health reasons, following a decision by the country's...
Rim Hyon Su, also known as Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labor in Dec. 2015.
Canada's national security advisor Daniel Jean was in Pyongyang Tuesday to discuss the case of a jailed Canadian pastor, a spokesman said. Hyeon Soo Lim, 61, was arrested in 2015 for allegedly meddling in North Korean state affairs and sentenced to life in prison. Show More Summary
After being kept away from the world for months, Hyeon Soo Lim was able to interact with some people as he was allowed to speak with CNN while serving his prison time in North Korea.
In what could be a sign of hope ever since Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim was sentenced to life imprisonment in North Korea last week, Canadian diplomats have reportedly been allowed to see and meet him.
Over 1,000 supporters gathered Sunday at the Toronto church of Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim to offer their prayers and support after the pastor was sentenced to life prison by a North Korean court.
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Following 10 months of detention, North Korea has sentenced Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim to life in prison due to his alleged "subversive plots and activities."
While visiting North Korea, Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim was accused and convicted of various “crimes against the state.” According to reports, the 60-year-old man is accused of plotting to overthrow government officials in an attempt to promote his religious beliefs. Show More Summary
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's Supreme Court sentenced a Canadian pastor to life in prison with hard labor on Wednesday for what it called crimes against the state. Hyeon Soo Lim, who pastors the Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, was given the sentence after a 90-minute trial. Show More Summary