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Canadian Pastor Released From North Korea

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A Canadian pastor was just released from a North Korean prison and is headed home.     

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed today that Hyeon Soo Lim will soon be reunited with his family.

He had been serving a life sentence since 2015 for alleged anti-state activities.

Lim is a South Korean-born Canadian.

He was convicted and sentenced in 2015 on charges of trying to use religion to destroy the North Korean system and helping the U.S and South Korean authorities lure and abduct North Korean citizens.