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Pastor Describes Harsh Imprisonment in N. Korea

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...

Canadian pastor faced 'overwhelming loneliness' in NKorea labor camp

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

Pastor freed from North Korea arrives back in Canada

Hyeon Soo Lim was sentenced to life of hard labour in 2015 for trying to use religion to destroy the North Korea system.

Pastor arrives home after imprisoned in North Korea

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"

Pastor freed from North Korean prison arrives back in Canada

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 »

Canadian pastor returns home after release from North Korean prison

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.

Canada minister spoke to North Korean counterpart ahead of pastor's release

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.

N. Korea says pastor serving life sentence freed on "sick bail"

Canadian national Hyeon Soo Lim got life sentence in 2015 for allegedly trying to destroy North Korea using religion

North Korea says it has released imprisoned Canadian pastor for health reasons

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...

State media: North Korea releases jailed Canadian pastor on humanitarian grounds

2 months agoNews : USAToday: News

Rim Hyon Su, also known as Hyeon Soo Lim, was sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labor in Dec. 2015.        

Canada sends top official to N Korea to discuss freeing jailed pastor

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

Hyeon Soo Lim News: Jailed Canadian Pastor Shares His Experiences Inside North Korean Prison

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.

North Korea Says Canadian Diplomats Have Been Allowed to See Jailed Pastor

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.

1,000 Gather at Prayer Vigil for Imprisoned Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim

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.

Twelve Things that Caught My Eye Today (Dec. 17, 2015)

1. Hyeon Soo Lim, Toronto pastor, sentenced to life in prison in North Korea 2.  Pascal Warda on serving in politics and surviving assassination attempts in #Iraq: https://t.co/zuS832kcA4 pic.twitter.com/0xvWK3YItG — ABC Religion&Ethics...Show More Summary

Canadian Pastor Sentenced to Life in Prison in North Korea

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."

North Korea: Canadian Pastor Hyeon Soo Lim Sentenced To Life In Prison

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

North Korea Sentences Canadian Pastor To Life In Prison

2 years agoNews : Huffington Post

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

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