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69-year-old South Korean protests outside Capella hotel; demands that North Korea return her father

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A 69 year-old South Korean woman protested outside the Capella hotel, where US President Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a historic summit earlier today, demanding that North Korea return her father.

The woman revealed to reporters that her name is Kim Gi Young and her father, Kim Young Il, was kidnapped by North Koreans in 1960. Kim added that her father’s current whereabouts are unknown:

South Koreans protest outside Capella

#TRUMPKIMSUMMIT: A South Korean woman, Kim Gi-young, 69, staging a protest near the Capella hotel this morning, urging North Korea to return her father Kim Young-il, whom she claimed was kidnapped by the North in 1960. Her comments were translated by Kim Kyou-ho, 52, a South Korean pastor. The two were later asked to leave the premises by the police. FULL STORY: http://bit.ly/2sU9BxwFollow our coverage at: https://bit.ly/2JJMKOX.

Posted by Yahoo Singapore on Monday, 11 June 2018

Accompanied by 52-year-old Korean Christian pastor, Kim Kyou Ho, who translated her protest, Kim held up a sign that read:

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“If North Korea really wants to end the war, it will follow the Geneva Convention. Check the whereabouts of the kidnapped in the Korean War and send the remains!”

The pair were asked by members of the Singapore Police Force to vacate the premises.

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