News Archive 2009-2018

Gomes ’01 Facing Trial in North Korea (Washington Post) Archives

It is still not clear how or why Aijalon Mahli Gomes, a member of the Bowdoin Class of 2001, entered North Korea, but officials in Pyongyang insist they will put him on trial. Described in news media reports as deeply religious, it now appears that Gomes attended rallies in South Korea to protest the north’s communist regime.