Monday's sentencing of two
Laura Ling and Euna Lee had been reporting on North Korean human rights abuses, a topic that upsets North Korean officials. In particular they were focusing on North Korean refugee women who flee the country to
Several years ago Ling's older sister, Laura Ling, posing as a member of a medical team, did a National Geographic documentary in
It is still not clear if North Korean authorities picked up the film Laura Ling and Euna Lee had already shot, and was contained on it. The producer and cameraman on the project, Mitch Koss, who escaped has not revealed publicly what he saw or whether he got away with his equipment and videotape.