March 01, 2021

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Impeached President’s attorney claims protests against her “led by N.Korea”

Park Geun-hye's lawyer compares her to Socrates and Jesus, blames Pyongyang for her fall

South Korea’s ongoing Park Geun-hye scandal took another strange turn on Thursday, with a member of the impeached President's legal representation claiming that followers of Juche ideology were behind the protests against her.

Comparing President Park to Socrates and Jesus, who were, like Park, “falsely driven by the people to execution,” the attorney said that the protests were “not the representation of the South Koreans' popular will.”