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S. Korea's ex-president Park arrested following impeachment over corruption scandal - Xinhua

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (C) is transferred in a car from Seoul to a detention house in Gyeonggi province, South Korea, on March 31, 2017. Former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was arrested early Friday as a Seoul court ...and more »

S.Korea's ex-president Park appears in court for hearing on arrest warrant - Xinhua

Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye leaves the prosecutors' office in Seoul, South Korea, March 22, 2017. South Korean prosecutors on March 27 sought to arrest Park Geun-hye in a corruption investigation. (Xinhua/Lee Sang-ho). SEOUL, March ...and more »

Troubled Seoul - The Weekly Standard

It was probably not the most traumatic moment of Park Geun-hye's life. In 1974, after all, Park's mother, then the first lady of South Korea, was assassinated by a North Korea sympathizer in a crowded Seoul theater. Only five years later, her father ...and more »

Park Geun-hye, South Korea's Ousted Leader, Is Arrested and Jailed to Await Trial - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea's recently impeached president, Park Geun-hye, was arrested on Friday, becoming the first South Korean leader to be put behind bars since the mid 1990s, when two former military dictators were imprisoned on corruption ...and more »

Ousted South Korea president Park Geun-hye jailed over corruption allegations - The Guardian

Park Geun-hye can be detained up to 20 days during investigation into accusations of bribery and abuse of power that led to impeachment. Associated Press in Seoul. Thu 30 Mar 2017 18.10 EDT First published on Thu 30 Mar 2017 16.06 EDT. Share on ...and more »

From president to prisoner: Park Geun-Hye's new life behind bars - The Guardian

Daughter of a dictator and later head of state herself, South Korea's Park Geun-Hye has spent nearly two decades living in Seoul's sprawling presidential palace. Now she will be locked in a cell, eating $1.30 meals and doing her own washing up. A court ...and more »

South Korea's ex-president is arrested on charges of bribery and abuse of power - The Economist

PARK GEUN-HYE has had a tough couple of weeks: first the constitutional court upheld a parliamentary motion to impeach her on March 10th, removing her from the presidency. That step also deprived her of her immunity from investigation as ...and more »

Park Geun-hye's Life in Jail: Cheap Meals and a Mattress on the Floor - New York Times

SEOUL, South Korea — As president of South Korea, Park Geun-hye never appeared in public until stylists had arranged her hair in the trademark updo of her mother, a popular first lady who was killed by an assassin in 1974. On Friday, Ms. Park was ...and more »

Former South Korean president arrested in corruption probe, 3 weeks after impeachment - Washington Post

TOKYO — Former South Korean president Park Geun-hye was arrested early Friday and taken to a detention center so she could be questioned further in the corruption scandal that forced her from office three weeks ago. It was another dramatic turn in the ...and more »

Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges - NPR

Updated at 4:14 p.m. ET. Just three weeks after South Korean President Park Geun-hye was formally ousted from power, she has been arrested for her role in the scandal that led to her impeachment. A district court in Seoul issued the warrant early ...and more »