December 06, 2023

Seoul seeks proactive means to curb ‘anti-state’ groups

Justice Ministry supports amendment to National Security that would allow crackdowns on 'pro-North' activities

SEOUL – The Justice Ministry will seek to devise proactive means for curbing "anti-state" and "pro-enemy" activities, such as those that support North Korea, it said Wednesday.

The justice ministry reported to President Park Geun-hye its new year's plan to build up a legal foundation for prohibiting activities by, and the establishment of groups recognized as, anti-state and pro-enemy by the court.