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Former NBA star draws rebuke for N Korea trip

American basketball player says Korean-American detainee was at fault for being held captive in Pyongyang.

Last updated: 09 Jan 2014 05:03
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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman continues to court controversy with his actions in North Korea.

The American basketball player and a group of former athletes are in the reclusive communist country to celebrate the birthday of its leader Kim Jong-un. 

Rodman's visit,  however, drew sharp criticism when he suggested that Korean American Kenneth Bae, who has been confined in North Korea for over a year, was at fault for being held captive there.

Al Jazeera's Rob Reynolds reports.

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