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Otto Warmbier's parents to speak in Geneva

National News // Feb. 13, 2018

The parents of the American student who was tortured to death in North Korea will be speaking in Geneva at the Human Rights and Democracy summit.

The White House Otto Warmbier's parents to speak in Geneva

Fred and Cindy Warmbier’s son Otto was in North Korea as tourist. He was arrested and detained for stealing a propaganda poster.

After 17 months in prison, he was returned to the US in a coma. He died a few days later.

The Warmbier’s were mentioned by President Trump in his State of the Union speech and they’ve been a guest of the US Vice-President, Mike Pence, in South Korea attending the Winter Olympics where they spoke with North Korean defectors.

The conference will be held in Geneva on February 20th – and is open to everyone. Registration is required.

 

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