Kim Jong-Cheol, then-chairman of South Korea's left-wing Justice Party, pictured speaking during a press conference at the National Assembly in Seoul earlier this month. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
Kim Jong-Cheol, then-chairman of South Korea's left-wing Justice Party, pictured speaking during a press conference at the National Assembly in Seoul earlier this month. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
South Korea

South Korean pro-equality party chief sacked for sexual harassment

  • Kim Jong-cheol was stripped of his position as chairman of the Justice Party, which is the third-largest in the South Korean parliament
  • He is the latest male politician to be brought down by an abuse case in the socially conservative and traditionally patriarchal country

Topic |   South Korea
Kim Jong-Cheol, then-chairman of South Korea's left-wing Justice Party, pictured speaking during a press conference at the National Assembly in Seoul earlier this month. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
Kim Jong-Cheol, then-chairman of South Korea's left-wing Justice Party, pictured speaking during a press conference at the National Assembly in Seoul earlier this month. Photo: Yonhap/AFP
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