for North Korea to pay due to the death of an American, Otto warm beer, more than 500 million dollars (about 438 million euros) to the family of the deceased student.
a US Federal court ruled in Washington. North Korea was responsible for the torture, hostage-taking and killing of the young man and for the injuries that Warmbiers family had suffered thereby, it was said to the grounds.
at the beginning of 2016 was taken, the then 21-year-old Otto and warm beer after a group trip to the country of departure and sentenced for “hostile acts against the state” 15 years in a labour camp. A few days after his return to the United States in June 2017 he died – he had then been 15 months in a coma.
Warmbiers family had filed a lawsuit against North Korea because of “brutal torture and murder”. They accused the North Korean Regime of dictator Kim Jong-Un, it took Otto of warm beer as a hostage, a political prisoner held and brutally mistreated.