Christopher Ahn at very low risk of being killed in Spain, experts say

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Former U.S. marine Christopher Ahn is fighting extradition to Spain for his role in the 2019 raid at the North Korean Embassy in Madrid. His defense team alleges Ahn is at high risk for a revenge killing by North Korean agents if he leaves the United States.

These allegations have been amplified by several media outlets in recent days, but in conversations with NK News some North Korea experts expressed skepticism that Ahn faces any risk of bodily harm if he is extradited to Spain.

“The prospects of North Korea going out of their way

Former U.S. marine Christopher Ahn is fighting extradition to Spain for his role in the 2019 raid at the North Korean Embassy in Madrid. His defense team alleges Ahn is at high risk for a revenge killing by North Korean agents if he leaves the United States.

These allegations have been amplified by several media outlets in recent days, but in conversations with NK News some North Korea experts expressed skepticism that Ahn faces any risk of bodily harm if he is extradited to Spain.