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South Korea’s Prosecution Reform Saga Heads Toward Final Showdown
December 10, 2020

South Korea’s Prosecution Reform Saga Heads Toward Final Showdown

By Jenna Gibson
Prosecutor General Yoon Seok-youl, a political darling of conservatives, will face a hearing over his dismissal amid the Moon government’s final push for reform.

South Korean Court Rejects Arrest of Ex-Justice Minister
December 28, 2019

South Korean Court Rejects Arrest of Ex-Justice Minister

By Associated Press
Cho Kuk avoids arrest as an investigation continues, but the court made clear the allegations against him are “not good.”
Protesters Storm National Assembly, Capping off a Divisive Year for Korean Politics
December 20, 2019

Protesters Storm National Assembly, Capping off a Divisive Year for Korean Politics

By Jenna Gibson
Korea's conservative parties continue to up the ante in their opposition to Moon administration policies.

South Korea’s Cho Kuk Saga Ends
October 16, 2019

South Korea’s Cho Kuk Saga Ends

By Jenna Gibson
Justice Minister Cho Kuk stepped down after months of controversy and weeks of protests.

South Korea Divided Over Nomination of Controversial Justice Minister
September 14, 2019

South Korea Divided Over Nomination of Controversial Justice Minister

By Tae-jun Kang
The polarization from Cho Kuk's nomination threatens to hang over Korean politics for a while.

South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee
September 07, 2019

South Korean Government and Prosecutors Clash Over Justice Minister Nominee

By Tae-jun Kang
The nominee for justice minister -- Cho Kuk -- is at the center of a growing list of allegations.

Public Anger Grows in South Korea Over Justice Minister Nominee
August 29, 2019

Public Anger Grows in South Korea Over Justice Minister Nominee

By Tae-jun Kang
The scandal surrounding Cho Kuk taps into deeper sentiments that only the rich and powerful can succeed in South Korea.
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