Another US citizen detained by North Korea: Report

Kim Hak Song, a Korean-American who had spent a month teaching an accounting course at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport, the university's chancellor, Chan-Mo Park, said. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)Another U.S. citizen has been detained in North Korea, according to a report Sunday.

North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency said Kim Hak Song, who worked for Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, was detained Saturday “on suspension of his hostile acts against it,” Reuters reported.

This is the fourth American citizen currently in North Korean detention, and the second taken in under a month.

In April, Kim Sang-duk, who also goes by his American name, Tony Kim was detained in North Korea when he attempted to leave the country for “hostile criminal acts with an aim to subvert the country,” KCNA said, according to the New York Times…. read more

lhwm notes: This is the fourth victim North Korea has taken and then makes demands (North Korea Arrests Another US Citizen, Threatens To Nuke White House And Destroy “Murderous American Ogres”).

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