North Korea Indicts Two Americans; One for Leaving a Bible in His Hotel Room

In a brief statement, North Korean authorities have said that they are preparing to indict two Americans currently being held in the reclusive country. Both of the men were visiting North Korea through private tourism groups and arrested in separate incidents in April. A 24-year-old named Matthew Miller was first arrested for destroying his travel visa and declaring that he wanted to stay in the country. Jeffrey Fowle, who is 56, was arrested after authorities reportedly found a Bible he had left behind in his hotel room. Both men are being “tried” (North Korea is known making visitors write forced confessions) for accusations related to “perpetrating hostile acts” …

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