'Protesting presidential pardon for former Samsung Group Chair.'
Protesting presidential pardon for former Samsung Group Chair
Posted on : Dec.25,2009 11:50 KST
'Members of various civic organizations, including the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, hold a demonstration in front of the Cheong Wa Dae (the presidential office in South Korea or Blue House) to urge President Lee Myung-bak not to pardon former Samsung Group Chairperson, Dec. 24. They call on President Lee to pardon prisoners of conscience instead.
It has been reported that President Lee may decide to announce a pardon for Lee Kun-hee despite public opposition sometime in January.
Photo by Park Jong-sik/The Hankyoreh'
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