South Korea

The President's friend

Print edition : December 09, 2016

Park Geun-hye addressing the nation on November 4. She has pledged to submit to an inquiry into her ties with Choi Soon-sil. Photo: Ed Jones/REUTERS

Choi Soon-sil being escorted from the Central District Court in Seoul following her arrest, on November 3. Photo: AFP

In one of the biggest protest rallies South Korea has seen, people from all over the country congregated in Seoul on November 12 demanding that the President tender her resignation immediately. Photo: Michael Heiman/Getty Images

Protests against President Park Gyeun-hye of South Korea gain momentum in the wake of revelations of corruption and the vice-like grip an adviser had on her.
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