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Conservatives Stage ‘Drive-thru’ Rallies in Seoul on Nat’l Holiday amid Virus Fears

Conservatives Stage ‘Drive-thru’ Rallies in Seoul on Nat’l Holiday amid Virus Fears

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – Conservative groups staged “drive-thru” anti-government rallies in southern Seoul on Saturday after winning court approval to hold demonstrations only under certain conditions to prevent another coronavirus resurgence from mass gatherings. The protesters stopped short of reaching central Seoul near the presidential office, as the Gwanghwamun area was practically sealed [...]

Police Draw Up Enforcement Standards for Non-military Personnel Wearing Military Uniforms at Rallies

Police Draw Up Enforcement Standards for Non-military Personnel Wearing Military Uniforms at Rallies

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Koreans wearing military uniforms at rallies are becoming a source of controversy, raising questions as to how they should be treated under the law. The police recently conducted a legal review of the Act on the Control of Military Uniforms and Accoutrements to develop a strict enforcement standard [...]

Political Parties Face Criticism in Politicizing People’s Rallies over Corruption Scandal

Political Parties Face Criticism in Politicizing People’s Rallies over Corruption Scandal

SEOUL, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean political parties are under fire for spurring a divide among liberals and conservatives by politicizing citizens’ rallies over corruption allegations involving the justice minister’s family. In recent weeks, South Koreans took to the streets in Seoul to hold separate demonstrations to voice either their support for or [...]