Thursday, May 14, 2009

Facts About Journalist Laura Ling

Laura Ling is a journalist for Current TV and the sister of Oprah correspondent Lisa Ling. Laura Ling and fellow journalist Euna Lee were detained by North Korean soldiers near the border of North Korea and China during a reporting trip on March 17, 2009. The pair were said to have refused to stop filming when asked to do so.

On May 13, the regime announced that Ling and Lee would stand trial on June 4 for illegal entry and hostile acts.

Fast Facts about Laura Ling

1. Reporter for Current TV

2. Lisa Ling's only sister

3. Birthplace: Carmichael, California

4. Taken into custody by North Korean soldiers on March 17, 2009

5. Reportedly arrested near the Tumen River

6. Was 32 years old at time of detainment

7. Ling and journalist Euna Lee were said to have ignored orders to stop filming

8. The journalists were reportedly told to stay away from the border areas of North Korea and China

9. The border areas are said to be dangerous

Laura Ling Questions

Any news on Laura Ling and Euna Lee? (1 answer)
Has Laura ling and Euna Lee been released yet. (1 answer)

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