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Japan Protests Indictment of Journalist in South Korea

Japan is protesting South Korea’s indictment of a Japanese journalist for allegedly defaming South Korean President Park Geun-hye. The charges against Tatsuya Kato relate to an article in the Sankei Shimbun that alleged Park did not respond quickly enough to April's ferry disaster that killed over 300 students. The report repeated accusations from South Korean media that the president was away from her office for several hours on the day of the sinking, possibly because she was...

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