Laura Ling: On North Korea

Monday, June 20, 2011

Laura Ling, host and correspondent for E! Investigates and co-author, with her sister, of Somewhere Inside: One Sister's Captivity in North Korea and the Other's Fight to Bring Her Home talks about her imprisonment in North Korea in 2009, where she was charged with trespassing and "hostile acts" while filming a documentary.


Laura Ling

Comments [5]


even George Orwell would be stunned by life in North Korea. I recommend a book "the cleanest race" by B.R. Myers

Jun. 20 2011 11:47 AM

I am all left of center, freedom of the press etc. etc.

But, if you do something stupid like cross over into North Korea, you've got to expect something very bad to happen...

just a bit insufferable!


Jun. 20 2011 11:44 AM

I find it incredulous that Ms. Ling could cross the river/border without knowing what she was doing. And in the end, she got a book deal and a lot of exposure. That said, I'm glad she gained her freedom from what is one of the most reprehensible governments on earth.

Jun. 20 2011 11:44 AM
Steve from Manhattan

The title of the book should be "Don't cross the border to North Korea or you will be arrested."

Jun. 20 2011 11:36 AM

did Laura crossed the border into North Korea legally and then got arrested ? if not , why make a big deal of some who crossed a border illegally and got arrested ?

Jun. 20 2011 11:08 AM

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