Park Geun-hye arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court on February 27, 2018. File photo: Xinhua Park Geun-hye arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court on February 27, 2018. File photo: Xinhua
Park Geun-hye arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court on February 27, 2018. File photo: Xinhua
South Korea

South Korean court upholds 20-year prison term for ex-president Park Geun-hye over corruption

  • The ruling means Park, who was ousted from office and arrested in 2017, potentially serves a combined 22 years behind bars
  • Park, who says she’s a victim of political revenge, has refused to attend her trials since October 2017 and did not attend the latest ruling

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Park Geun-hye arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court on February 27, 2018. File photo: Xinhua Park Geun-hye arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court on February 27, 2018. File photo: Xinhua
Park Geun-hye arrives for a trial at the Seoul Central District Court on February 27, 2018. File photo: Xinhua
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