A court’s decision to uphold the impeachment of South Korean president Park Geun-hye has sparked protests. Why is the case so divisive and what kind of people continue to support her?
Supporters of disgraced former President Park Geun-hye have rallied outside a Seoul court as her corruption trial got underway. Park, who was impeached in December, is also charged with extortion and abuse of power.
More than 70 percent of the country wanted Park removed from office but the decision has sown deep divisions. Authorities warned the military to be wary of North Korean attempts to capitalize on the situation.
A task force has unveiled a wide-ranging operation by the National Intelligence Service to support disgraced President Park Geun-hye. The manipulation involved elements of the agency's pyschological warfare division.
The Constitutional Court in Seoul has upheld the decision to remove President Park Geun-hye from office following a corruption scandal. A new election will have to be held within 60 days.
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