Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (left) sits with her long-time friend Choi Soon-sil (right) during her trial in Seoul. The ex-leader’s lawyers have quit, citing a biased trial. Photo: AP

Ousted South Korean president Park’s lawyers quit, saying defence is ‘meaningless’ in biased trial

Former leader faces multiple charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power for offering governmental favours to tycoons, and is being held in custody

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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye (left) sits with her long-time friend Choi Soon-sil (right) during her trial in Seoul. The ex-leader’s lawyers have quit, citing a biased trial. Photo: AP
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