Lisa Pak is a pastor and spokesperson for Light Korean Presbyterian Church, a Toronto area church whose pastor, Rev. Lim, has been missing inside North Korea for a month.
Here is an update on Reverend Hyeon Soo Lim's situation a few days later:
- Reverend Lim has now been sentenced to life with hard labour by North Korea's Supreme Court for ‘crimes against state'.
- Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada has "tremendous concern" over the life sentence handed to a Canadian pastor in North Korea. (Read more here)
- Lim's trial was the first time Canadian officials had seen the 60-year-old since he was taken into custody in February
- Lim had been in detention since February and was sentenced after a 90-minute trial.