Impeachment of south Korean President confirmed by Constitutional Court

By on March 10, 2017


The Constitutional Court of South Korea has upheld the parliament decision to impeach President Park Geun-hye, suspended over a corruption scandal. (Photo: 박근혜 Park Geun-Hye/Facebook)
The Constitutional Court of South Korea has upheld the parliament decision to impeach President Park Geun-hye, suspended over a corruption scandal. (Photo: 박근혜 Park Geun-Hye/Facebook)

TOKYO—The Constitutional Court of South Korea has upheld the parliament decision to impeach President Park Geun-hye, suspended over a corruption scandal.

The court verdict was announced on Friday and was broadcast live by the South Korean YTN news channel. All 8 judges voted in favor of impeachment.