Tamil Diplomat

Canada pastor ‘admits to North Korea subversive plot’

Hyeon Soo Lim’s confession was reported by the state news agency KCNA.The 60-year-old reverend of a Toronto-based church was detained in January when he travelled to North Korea for humanitarian work.

North Korea periodically detains foreigners, particularly those linked to religious activity which is banned.

Staged public confessions from prisoners have previously been held in similar cases.