NEW Video Released by #BringBaeBack
Kenneth Bae’s family has released a video marking two year anniversary of his detainment in North Korea. The video offers a unique insight into what it is like for a mother who struggles to find the right word, saying “This month, I tried to write a letter to my son Kenneth. I could not continue after I wrote, ‘My dear son. Through my letters in the past, I encouraged him to be patient and that help is coming soon, but how could I keep telling him after two years, the same words?”
“How could I keep telling him after two years, the same words?” – Bae’s Mother
Major news outlets reported the release of this video and social media was buzzing with the hashtag #BringBaeBack.
Kenneth Bae’s case in North Korea is an important ShowTrial to understand for a number of reasons, not least of which are the impediments to direct negotiations that have directly impacted this case and others like it.