South Korea President, Park Guen-Hye Has Been impeached, What Next?

By Callum Paton

Park Guen-Hye Has Been impeached

South Korea has been plunged into political turmoil after the impeachment of president Park Geun-hye following her descent into political scandal.

The ruling on 10 March by South Korea’s eight-member constitutional court means criminal proceedings can now be opened against Park over charges of corruption and cronyism. It is the first time an elected leader has been removed from office since the switch to democratic government in the late 1980s.

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Source: News Now/International Business Times UK/Reuters

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.