South Korea's former leader gets 24 year sentence

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Description

The verdict was broadcast live and represents the culmination of a scandal which rocked the country, fuelling rage against political and business elites.

Context to the sentence

Impact on the country.

Corruption scandal and relationship between Park Geun-hye and Choi Soon-sil

Fall-out for the conservatives

More former presidents in jail: Lee Myung-bak

Period6 Apr 2018

Media contributions

1

Media contributions

  • TitleSouth Korea's Former Leader Gets 24 Year Sentence
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC World Service
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size4:24-8:31
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date6/04/18
    DescriptionThe verdict was broadcast live and represents the culmination of a scandal which rocked the country, fuelling rage against political and business elites
    PersonsYoungmi Kim

Keywords

  • South Korea
  • corruption scandal
  • Park Geun-hye