K-pop star Goo Hara was found dead in her home on November 24. She had been subjected to vicious attacks online about her relationships with men, local media said. Photo: HandoutK-pop star Goo Hara was found dead in her home on November 24. She had been subjected to vicious attacks online about her relationships with men, local media said. Photo: Handout
K-pop star Goo Hara was found dead in her home on November 24. She had been subjected to vicious attacks online about her relationships with men, local media said. Photo: Handout

K-pop deaths renew focus on cyber bullying of young stars and lack of punishment

  • The deaths of K-pop stars Goo Hara and Sulli, both subjects of vicious online attacks, have brought cyber bullying in South Korea into sharp focus
  • Member of parliament Park Sun-sook wants it possible for anyone to ask web portals to take down malicious or blatantly false comments
Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
K-pop star Goo Hara was found dead in her home on November 24. She had been subjected to vicious attacks online about her relationships with men, local media said. Photo: HandoutK-pop star Goo Hara was found dead in her home on November 24. She had been subjected to vicious attacks online about her relationships with men, local media said. Photo: Handout
K-pop star Goo Hara was found dead in her home on November 24. She had been subjected to vicious attacks online about her relationships with men, local media said. Photo: Handout
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