It was impossible to determine whether Mr. Warmbier had been coerced into making the statements. Some American detainees who have spoken at similar news conferences in Pyongyang later said, after being freed, that they had been forced to confess to crimes and to apologize.
I can’t imagine what this fellow is going through. I do not know what would possess him to steal the poster. Imagine this guy waking up every day in a North Korean prison camp.