Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is seen arriving in court in Seoul in 2017. Photo: Reuters
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is seen arriving in court in Seoul in 2017. Photo: Reuters
South Korea

South Korea pardons jailed former president Park Geun-hye

  • Park, 69, was imprisoned for 20 years for her role in a scandal that also landed the heads of two conglomerates, including Samsung Electronics, in jail
  • President Moon Jae-in granted the pardon as supporters and politicians of the opposition People Power party called for it ahead of the March presidential election

Topic |   South Korea
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is seen arriving in court in Seoul in 2017. Photo: Reuters
Ousted South Korean president Park Geun-hye is seen arriving in court in Seoul in 2017. Photo: Reuters
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