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Mass anti-Park protest in Seoul ahead of impeachment vote - Deutsche Welle

Hundreds of thousands of people have gathered in Seoul for the sixth-straight week to demand the resignation of South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The protests come ahead of an impeachment vote in parliament. Südkorea Seoul Massenprotest gegen ...and more »

South Korea's Shamanic Panic - Foreign Affairs

For over a month now, South Koreans have been asking a rather unusual question for citizens of a modern democracy: whether their president, Park Geun-hye, could have been under the influence of the supernatural while in office. This question was ...and more »

Why Park Geun-hye should resign - The Economist

MANY members of the party of South Korea's president, Park Geun-hye, want it. So does the opposition, which controls South Korea's parliament. So do most ordinary Koreans: they have been marching for it by the millions. Even Ms Park says she is ready ...and more »

The Park scandal and the fight for Seoul's soul - The Japan Times

BEIJING – The first big story I covered as a young correspondent in South Korea was a corruption scandal. Two former presidents were found guilty of, among other things, amassing fortunes with payoffs from the country's major business groups, called ...and more »

South Korea shaken by new civic revolution - Green Left Weekly

1.5 million-strong candlelit vigil in Seoul, part of nationwide mobilisation of 1.9 million people on November 26. South Korea is currently in a vortex of an unprecedented political crisis. President Park Geun-hye is under huge pressure to resign after ...and more »

South Korean president Park Geun-Hye to face impeachment vote - The Guardian

A South Korean wears a Park Geun-hye behind bars-mask while attending a candlelight rally against the president in Seoul. Photograph: Jeon Heon-Kyun/EPA. South Korea's opposition parties have filed an impeachment motion against scandal-hit president ...and more »

Park impeachment filed as South Koreans step up protest -

Up to 1.7 million people gather in Seoul in what is called the largest-ever mass protest in South Korea's history. 3 Dec 2016. More than two million South Koreans hit the streets demanding the ouster of President Park Geun-hye, the largest-ever mass ...and more »

(3rd LD) Protesters take to streets for 6th weekend in a row to demand Park's resignation - Yonhap News

SEOUL, Dec. 3 (Yonhap) -- A record number of people took to the streets in central Seoul and across the country on Saturday to call for President Park Geun-hye's resignation in the latest rally underscoring public anger over the influence-peddling ...and more »

South Korean opposition parties to bring impeachment vote against President Park Geun-hye - Deutsche Welle

Parliament will vote on whether to impeach Park for her close relationship with a woman dubbed 'Korea's Rasputin'. But offers to resign divided support for the vote. Park Jie-won (R), the head the opposition People's Party, attends. Park Jie-won (R ...and more »

South Korea: Opposition parties introduce bill to impeach President Park Geun-hye - International Business Times UK

President Park is accused of colluding with her friend, Choi Soon-sil, who has been accused of abuse of power. By Divya Kishore. December 3, 2016 05:31 GMT. Video. Related Videos. More videos. 00:58. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00 ...and more »