South Korean actress kidnapped by North's Kim Jong-il dies

South Korean actress kidnapped by North's Kim Jong-il dies
 

A South Korean actress, once kidnapped by North Korea and forced to make films for the state, has died at 92.
Choi Eun-hee was a leading actress in the South when she was kidnapped under the orders of then-leader Kim Jong-il in the late 1970s .
Her ex-husband, a famous film director, was also abducted several months later. The duo later successfully escaped.
North Korea has always denied abducting the couple, saying they had sought sanctuary there.
Ms Choi died on Monday afternoon in hospital in South Korea.
"My mother passed when she went to hospital for kidney dialysis this... read more

 
17 April 2018 in World News, Views: 48
Source: BBC
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