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1 million citizens gather to protest and demand President Park's resignation

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Korea held one of the largest protests in its history on November 12.


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From Seoul Square to Seoul City Hall, an estimated one million people gathered to protest urging President Park's resignation. The media states one million people but the police force is putting forth a more conservative estimate of 260,000 people.




The current presidential scandal involves a woman named Choi Soon Sil, who is President Park's long-time friend and confidant, who allegedly had access to classified information and influenced the president's decisions -- everything from outfits to major government hirings, policy, and more. As the scandal is taking the entire nation by storm, protesters having been gathering in Seoul every weekend and each protest has been growing in number.




Many regional citizen unions and organizations from around the country are renting buses to make their way to the capital city. It is already reported that all the charter buses from many cities have been booked, and KTX (Korean railroad system) tickets from major cities to Seoul have been sold out for quite some time.


Because of the massive influx of people, numerous wireless providers added switchboards to increase Wi-Fi data service, however, the mobile phone signals were still affected because of the massive amount of people.

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    Meow77 24 days ago

    I'm stupid ... so can anyone explain to me briefly about this scandal?

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    hanjivara 25 days ago

    You got to respect koreans for the way they  protested

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    nctu_127 25 days ago

    mmm everyone is pretty much wrecked huh?

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