Former president Park imprisoned for 24 years

2018-04-06 14:52 #0 by: jordan

In what was one of the worlds best democratic victories last year, disgraced former head of state Park Geun-Hye has been imprisoned for 24 years on charges of corruption and coercion. 

It was also reported that prosecutors attempted to charge her with a $112 million dollar fine, as part of the punishment

You can read more about the story here (Via Reuters)

2018-04-06 16:54 #1 by: Niklas

On the one hand I think that 24 years is a very long time, but at the same time I think it is good when corruption and misuse of power is punished. Being an elected representative of the people should mean you are measured against higher standards and punished harder.


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