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South Korea - Journalists prosecuted for covering murder case involving president's relatives

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders condemns the criminal defamation proceedings against two independent journalists, Kim Ou-joon and Choo Chin-woo, that have been under way for more than a year. President Park Geun-hye's brother, Park Ji-man, accuses them of insinuating that he was involved in the 2011 murder of his cousin. They were acquitted on all charges in a jury trial last year but the prosecutor appealed, without presenting any new evidence, and a Seoul high court judge is due to issue a (...)

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