South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
South Korea

Is South Korea’s Yoon Suk-yeol seeking to crush opponents with new police bureau?

  • A new bureau at the home ministry has sparked criticism that the political neutrality of the 130,000-strong police force will be undermined
  • Analysts say the move has triggered memories of the country’s previous era of strongman rule

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol. Photo: EPA-EFE/Yonhap
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