The guardians of the South American student Otto Warmbier, who died in 2017 almost immediately after release from custody in the DPRK, filed a lawsuit against the authorities in Pyongyang, according to the statement of claim.
In 2017, Pyongyang returned to the USA 22-year-old Otto Warmbier, who was convicted for actually thwarting the propaganda banner. Subsequently, 17 months of the decision the student of the University returned from North Korea seriously ill and soon died. The background of his death has not been clarified.
“The claim is filed in coordination with the fact that North Korea took hostage, illegally detained, tortured and destroyed the young South American tourist Otto Warmbier,” — says the claim decision.
The plaintiffs report that Warmbier returned to the USA after a brain death, which occurred as a result of torture in the DPRK.
The guardians of the student are strongly requesting compensation from the DPRK, but no amount is specified. Foreign governments generally protected from lawsuits in American courts for example referred to as sovereign immunity, however, the Tribunal has the ability to make an exception, if you come to the conclusion that actually what the DPRK government deliberately violated the laws of the United States.
The lawsuit was filed shortly before the summit between President Donald trump and North Korean favorite Kim Jong-UN, which is scheduled for may or early June. The DPRK is present in the solution 3 more people in the United States, and Washington achieve their release.