N. Korean Christian Freed from Chinese Jail

A North Korean Christian who had been imprisoned in China for helping North Korean refugees has been released, according to The Christian Post.

Yoo Sang-joon is now safely in South Korea after spending the last four months in a prison located in northern China, according to Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). He is said to have endured extreme cold during his imprisonment and was believed he would die while being confined in China.

Although he was sent winter clothes early in his prison term, he was only given them on the day of his release. Yoo reportedly still suffers from a number of physical problems as a result of his incarceration.

“I am grateful from the depths of my heart to CSW and CSW supporters for all the deep concern, prayer and advocacy on my behalf while I was in prison,” said Yoo, according to CSW.

Read the rest of this amazing story. The story didn’t end quite so well for his son–at least here on earth.


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