South Korea: How candlelight protests impeached a president and created spaces for direct democracy
Publisher: Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
Date Written: 28/04/2017
Year Published: 2017
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX20736
At 9 am on March 10, 2017, people gathered in front of the Constitutional Court to await the court's ruling on whether to impeach South Korean president Park Geun-hye. Two hours before the verdict was read, those gathered chanted: "The Constitutional Court should uphold Parks impeachment!"