August 13, 2022

South Korea revokes corporate license for two defector-led activist groups

The cancellation will affect defector-activist groups' ability to claim tax deductions on donations

Update at 17:30 KST: this article has been updated to include Park Sang-hak's comment.

South Korea’s unification ministry revoked the license of two defector-led activist organizations on Friday, stripping them of their corporate status amid controversy over cross-border leaflet launches.