South Korean President Moon Jae-in consoles family members of the deceased in front of a grave marker during the 37th annual May 18 Democratic Uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery. Photo: APSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in consoles family members of the deceased in front of a grave marker during the 37th annual May 18 Democratic Uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery. Photo: AP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in consoles family members of the deceased in front of a grave marker during the 37th annual May 18 Democratic Uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery. Photo: AP

South Korean President Moon Jae-in vows to reopen probe into 1980 Gwangju massacre committed by troops against protesters

His promise to restart investigations came after General Chun Doo-hwan denied responsibility for the events in a memoir published last month

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in consoles family members of the deceased in front of a grave marker during the 37th annual May 18 Democratic Uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery. Photo: APSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in consoles family members of the deceased in front of a grave marker during the 37th annual May 18 Democratic Uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery. Photo: AP
South Korean President Moon Jae-in consoles family members of the deceased in front of a grave marker during the 37th annual May 18 Democratic Uprising memorial at the Gwangju National Cemetery. Photo: AP
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