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Otto Warmbier dies days after
release from North Korean detainment

Washington Post, by Susan Svrluga

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 6/19/2017 4:45:24 PM

Otto Warmbier, University of Virginia student who was detained in North Korea for nearly a year and a half, died Monday afternoon, his parents announced. Warmbier returned from North Korea last week in a coma, and his father Fred Warmbier denounced the “pariah” regime that brutalized his son. Fred and Cindy Warmbier issued a statement Monday afternoon: It is our sad duty to report that our son, Otto Warmbier, has completed his journey home. Surrounded by his loving family, Otto died today at 2:20pm. It would be easy at a moment like this to focus on all that we lost — future time that won’t be spent with a warm,

This now ups the ante on what our State Department can do next. Sadly, a very stupid prank in North Korea cost him his life as the threat of Armageddon increases in Southeast Asia.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Smart11344, 6/19/2017 4:48:53 PM     (No. 11291460)

I am so sorry to hear this sad news. May your son forever rest in peace and God be with you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: greggojo, 6/19/2017 4:49:02 PM     (No. 11291461)

This is so sad. Going to North Korea is like going to Iran. Poisonous places.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Ravenhaven, 6/19/2017 4:49:07 PM     (No. 11291462)

Another Obama spectacular.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 6/19/2017 4:49:57 PM     (No. 11291463)

This is so very, very sad and so very unnecessary. I admit that it did make me cry. My heart breaks for that family.

That leading from behind sure worked out well for them didn´t it. s/o Barack Hussein Obama and his Marxist regime have blood on their hands. There was absolutely no reason for this to have been allowed to happen.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Island Life, 6/19/2017 4:51:12 PM     (No. 11291467)

Regardless his stupid prank, what North Korea did to him is reprehensible. My heart goes out to his loving parents. The outcome is very sad.

IMO whatever we give to that regime should stop immediately. I am sorry the people of North Korea are starving. It is not our fault and has nothing to do with any aid we give them. We give or don´t give, the people will starve while the weapons arsenal grows.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ocho reales, 6/19/2017 4:54:17 PM     (No. 11291472)

There are no words sufficient for me to express my utter contempt for the Communist regime in North Korea. If ever there was a regime deserving of a master stroke of leadership decapitation this is it. Where in God´s name is the CIA and the Navy Seals? I find it impossible to imagine my government is going to allow this travesty to pass without an incredible counter-stroke. If I were president of the United States I would move Heaven and Earth to take out the leadership of North Korea. If we do nothing then God help us!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: daisymay, 6/19/2017 5:02:20 PM     (No. 11291485)

We should NOT be giving aid to North Korea. The Little Toad running that country simply uses any aid he gets to boost his Military. It´s a shame what happened to this young man. It´s part his fault for going to a country with a Leader who is crazy and partly his Parents fault for allowing (and funding)this trip. I am so sad for the family that they lost this young man because of his curiosity and need to take this foolish trip that never should have happened. It´s not much different than the ´Study Abroad" trips than young College Students are taking through their School. They go to Rome of Paris or London for six weeks for what? The world is on fire over there and these kids have no idea what they´re getting into when they decide to go and party at the Pubs or shop at the Markets. The PARENTS should say no, but they don´t because they want their children to have "the experience". You ask how I know this. It´s because one of my grandchildren has done it and another is ready to leave for Rome in August! Scares me to death!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 6/19/2017 5:04:49 PM     (No. 11291490)

That´s horrifying. I guess the only solace is they got him back home before his death.
North Korea is a glimpse of ´progressive´ Utopia where the government is in complete control and they brutalize anyone whom they do not like.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Clinger, 6/19/2017 5:06:13 PM     (No. 11291492)

Enough. Demand the immediate return of every American held except Rodman, and start liberating prison camps if they don´t comply. We need to eliminate the little fella ASAP and make life as uncomfortable for him in the meantime. Some body and hair doubles may have to be sacrificed.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 6/19/2017 5:08:51 PM     (No. 11291499)

The real reason the North Koreans let him out: He was near death, and they knew it.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Janylou, 6/19/2017 5:09:43 PM     (No. 11291501)

Too bad we can´t ask Warmbler if he would have preferred water boarding to beatings. My heartfelt condolences to his family.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 6/19/2017 5:18:24 PM     (No. 11291516)

This incident tells you all you need to know about North Korea. They are nothing but deadly dangerous savages.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: MMC, 6/19/2017 5:39:09 PM     (No. 11291550)

Severe brain trauma...had he lived, he would not know his name, or anyone around him. The NorKs know this, released him.

They beat him senseless for an inconsequential made up charge. Where is the UN calling for an investigation into human rights violations? Where are the leftists that support communism defending King Yung IL, or whatever his name is? This is a violation I am sure of Geneva Convention on prisoner treatment.. so, what do we do?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mary Ellen, 6/19/2017 5:42:55 PM     (No. 11291554)

May he rest in peace. I´m glad his parents had the time with him at the end. It would be even worse if he had died in Korea never knowing how he died. I offer prayers for his soul and peace for his family.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: rubinski, 6/19/2017 6:35:10 PM     (No. 11291631)

I see that the PDJT and Rex Tillerson are considering banning US citizen travel to North Korea.

DO IT, what are you waiting for?!!

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