Park's impeachment

Posted : 2017-03-13 13:43 Updated : 2018-04-08 10:03
South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Park will be permanently removed from the South Korean office and the nation will need to hold a presidential election within 60 days. Park had been impeached by parliament in December for allegedly letting her confidante Choi Soon-sil involved in state affairs and colluded to take bribes of millions of dollars from South Korean conglomerates. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul

South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul

South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul

South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul

South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Choi Won-suk

South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Choi Won-suk

South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Shim Hyun-chul


South Koreans celebrate after the Constitutional Court's verdict on March 10, 2017 in Seoul, South Korea. The Constitutional Court of South Korea upheld the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on March 10, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Choi Won-suk

Supporter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye wave national flags during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Choi Won-suk

A supporter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye waves national flags during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Choi Won-suk

Supporter of South Korean President Park Geun-hye wave national flags during a rally opposing her impeachment near the Constitutional Court in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, March 9, 2017. Korea Times Photo by Choi Won-suk