Citizens came out to protest after the impeachment of President
Clashes with police in South Korea. The reason is the impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye. Thousands of supporters and opponents took to the streets of Seoul in response to the decision of the Constitutional Court.
First woman president of the country is investigated in connection with a corruption scandal, in which are involved Mrs. Park Geun-Hye and her close friend.
Two demonstrators protesting against the removal of President Park Geun-hye, were killed in incidents in Seoul.
A man of about 70 years died in hospital after he fell from a police bus and injured his head. Later, the authorities indicated that another person has died in a protest in support of Park Geun-Hye.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye was released from office on Friday by the Constitutional Court of the country, which upheld the decision of the parliament to impeachment the head of state.
Unanimous decision was preceded by months of political turmoil and lead to new presidential elections to be held within 60 days.
The actions of Park Geun-hye are “a serious violation of the spirit of democracy … and the rule of law. President Park Geun-Hye … was released, “was the judgment delivered by the Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Korea.
Thousands of supporters again reacted angrily to her removal, they began to hit with handles of flags policemen in position around the building of the Constitutional Court and climb positioned police buses, says the Associated Press.
Photographer from the Japanese National Information Agency “Kyodo” and several other people were injured in clashes.
Sources: www.nova.bg; www.trud.bg; www.bbc.com