New York, June 8,
2009--International pressure from all countries involved in the Six Party
Talks should be leveraged to ensure the release of U.S. journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling after a North Korean court
sentenced them today to 12 years hard labor, the Committee to Protect
Journalists said. The countries in the talks are North and
New York, June 3,
2009--On the eve of the June 4 criminal trial date for U.S. television
journalists Euna Lee and Laura Ling in North Korea, the Committee to Protect
Journalists calls for all countries involved in the Six Party Talks to work
together to ensure their freedom. The countries in the talks are North and
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