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Signature Campaign Against the Revival of Oligarchic Politics in South Korea

Categories: East Asia, China, Hong Kong (China), North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan (ROC), Elections, International Relations, Politics

South Korean NGO, National Association of Professors for Democracy (NAPD), initiated a signature campaign calling for the support of academics in Asia against the revival of oligarchic politics in South Korea and other Asian countries in times of economic crisis and regional political instabilities. The statement is in reaction to the upcoming South Korean presidential election in which the conservative candidate, Park Geun-hye, appeals to the voters for reviving the glorious tradition of his father's military dictatorship era. (via inmediahk.net [zh followed by en])