|We Interviewed 20 Christians Who Have Traveled to North Korea. Now They Can't.|
About 70 faith-based groups must surmount legal hurdles—and pray—to engage the most religiously restrictive country.
Joseph Yi, with Gabe Segoine and Wondong Lee
It’s been a year since the Trump administration banned Americans—including most humanitarian workers—from North Korea, following the death of Otto Warmbier, an American university student whose imprisonment left him in a vegetative state. Last month, the administration renewed the ban for a second year. Since its implementation, the State Department has granted a special travel passport only in “extremely limited circumstances.”
While containing Pyongyang’s military ...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
20 Christians Who Have Traveled to North Korea. Now They Can't.