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South Korea must release activist charged over Kim Jong-il tweet

Headline Title:  South Korean activist charged over Kim Jong-il tweet 01 February 2012 The South Korean authorities should immediately release a social media activist accused of helping "the enemy" for re-tweeting messages from North Korea’s official government Twitter account, Amnesty International said today. Park Jeonggeun, a 24-year-old Socialist Party activist, was yesterday charged by South Korean law enforcement authorities with violating the country's national security law for re-tweeting the message “long live Kim Jong-il” from North Korea’s official Twitter account. Park,…

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