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Main Opposition Party Continues Shaving Protest against Justice Minister

Write: 2019-09-17 18:53:25Update: 2019-09-18 15:00:53

Main Opposition Party Continues Shaving Protest against Justice Minister

Photo : YONHAP News

South Korea's main opposition Liberty Korea Party(LKP) is on an all-out offensive over the controversy surrounding Justice Minister Cho Kuk and his family, demanding the minister’s dismissal. 

Several incumbent and former lawmakers of the conservative party, including Representative Khang Hyo-shang and former Gyeonggi Province Governor Kim Moon-soo, shaved their heads in public on Tuesday to protest Cho's appointment, joining the party’s chair Hwang Kyo-ahn, who did the same the previous day. 

Representative Lee Hag-jae also extended his hunger strike for a third consecutive day. 

LKP Floor Leader Na Kyung-won vowed in a party meeting that the party will use this month’s regular parliamentary session to remove the controversial minister and stop the government’s abuse of power using the powers under the Constitution.

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