A hellish fate may await two U.S. journalists in a brutal North Korean prison system after being sentenced to 12 years hard labor.
Current TV reporters Laura Ling, the sister of TV star Lisa Ling, and Euna Lee face more than a decade in the labor camps notorious for torture after being slapped with charges on unspecified "hostile acts" against North Korea.
"They are a nasty part of a nasty country," said Colbalsecurity.org intelligence analyst John Pike told the New York Daily News. "They're not as bad as Hitler's concentration camps or Stalin's gulags, but they're a close third."
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