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South Korea allows the fall of former Prime Minister Park Geun-hye

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The shameful former president is on the list of people who have received special amnesty, “the amnesty was given to heal social conflicts and restore the community,” said Park Beom-kye.

Park Geun-hye became the first democratically elected leader in South Korea after being impeached in 2017. (Reuters)

South Korea has pardoned former President Park Geun-hye, who has been imprisoned for corruption, with a dramatic amnesty from a former leader who had been imprisoned for 20 years in a vast corruption scandal.

Park Beom-kye, the Minister of Justice, was on Friday, Park Beom-kye, the Minister of Justice, told reporters, and Park Beom-kye was on the list of people receiving special amnesty. Amnesty was given to heal the conflict and restore the community. “

Park became the first democratically elected leader in South Korea when the Constitutional Court upheld a parliamentary vote in 2017 and impeached her in a scandal that landed two conglomerate leaders in prison. I did.

She was dismissed after being convicted of colluding with her best friend to receive tens of billions of won from a major conglomerate to help her family and fund her nonprofit foundation. ..

In January, the South Korean Supreme Court upheld a 20-year imprisonment for grafting, which led to the fall of 69-year-old Park, ending legal proceedings and raising the possibility of amnesty for the first time.

Members of the ruling Democratic Party have come up with the idea of ​​amnesty in the name of the national unity of Park and another former president, Lee Myung-bak.

According to South Korean media, Park experienced health problems such as undergoing shoulder surgery while in prison.

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