South Korean university students march with candlelight and placards demanding President Park Geun-Hye step down during a protest in Seoul this week. Photo: EPA

South Korea’s umbrella movement? How protests against Park Geun-hye exposed cracks in a ‘slave’ democracy

Amid presidential scandal, frustrations surface over economic, social and gender inequalities, reminiscent of Hong Kong’s 2014 ‘umbrella movement’

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South Korean university students march with candlelight and placards demanding President Park Geun-Hye step down during a protest in Seoul this week. Photo: EPA
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