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Freed UVa North Korean detainee's father calls them "pariah" and "terrorist"

Freed UVa North Korean detainee's father calls them

He made more than a dozen trips to Washington D.C. relying on what he calls false promises from the Obama administration that the North Koreans would treat Otto fairly and let him go.

He has not spoken since his return to his family hometown in Ohio.

During his speech to press, Fred Warmbier called on North Korea to release other American prisoners, saying, "No other family should have to endure what the Warmbiers have".

"Under a decision by the DPRK Central Court of June 13, American citizen Otto Warmbier who was serving a sentence of labor was returned on June 13 on humanitarian grounds", KCNA said.

Fred Warmbier said his family doesn't believe North Korea's explanation that Otto Warmbier fell into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill shortly after his sentencing.

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Fred Warmbier said there's relief to have their son home in the arms of those who love him and anger that he was so brutally treated for so long.

North Korea reportedly told the USA that Warmbier contracted botulism poisoning and fell into a coma soon after his March 2016 trial, in which he confessed to stealing a propaganda poster from a hotel.

His neurological condition has been described as "unresponsive wakefulness", with doctors stating that he has no conscious awareness of his surroundings.

"They did not do this out of the kindness of their hearts", Warmbier said of his son's release.

Fred Warmbier (WORM'-bir) told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday that his son, Otto, was "terrorized and brutalized" during his 17-month detention and has been in a coma for more than a year. Warmbier had visited North Korea as part of a tour organized by a China-based company.

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President Donald Trump's administration, which had previously put Iran "on notice" for its ballistic missile tests, will respond. Coalition aircraft will continue flying throughout Syria , although some assets will be repositioned, said Col.

Otto's release came on the same day that former basketball and reality star Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea, where he brought a gift for Dictator Kim Jong Un, President Trump's 1987 book "The Art of the Deal".

Earlier on Thursday, University of Cincinnati Medical Center spokeswoman Kelly Martin told reporters that "Otto is in stable condition but he has suffered a severe neurological injury". "And no excuse for the way they've treated so many others", he said. According to Otto's father, he has no idea why the totalitarian state chose to release his son, but said it wasn't out of the "kindness of their hearts".

The university student had been on a tourist trip when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years hard labor, a punishment the United States decried as far out of proportion to his alleged crime, accusing the North of using him as a political pawn. "On behalf of the medical staff, nurses, and associates of the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, I can say it is our privilege to care for their son and brother".

Warmbier was on a tour of North Korea early a year ago when he allegedly tried to steal a propaganda banner from his hotel and was charged with hostile acts against the state.

A source close to the family said Warmbier contracted botulism past year.

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So even if Tubelight manages to match up the opening day of Bajrangi Bhaijaan (27.25 crores), it would be a good enough feat. The Kabir Khan-directed movie, which hits the theatres on June 23, is set against the backdrop of the 1962 India-China war.

The medical personnel caring for the young college student explained that Warmbier's condition is usually the result of intoxication or severe traumatic injury.


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