Korean court to hold first impeachment hearing on Thursday

21-Dec-2016 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM Print This Post

South Korea’s Constitutional Court will hold its first hearing in the impeachment case of President Park Geun-hye on Thursday, Yonhap news agency said on Tuesday.

The court is reviewing the impeachment vote passed by parliament on December 9. Park is accused of colluding with a friend to pressure big businesses into making financial contributions to non-profit foundations and violating her constitutional duty.


South Korean President Park Geun-hye speaks during an emergency cabinet meeting at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea, December 9, 2016. (Yonhap)



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