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Samsung heir freed after one year

Earlier this month, after almost a year in jail, Lee Jae-yong, the de facto head of the giant Samsung Corporation, was released when an Appeals Court cut his sentence. Lee had been jailed for his involvement in a corruption scandal that had also claimed disgraced former South Korean President, Park Geun-hye. Given Samsung’s size and influence in South Korea’s economic and political sphere, many Koreans are unhappy about this release and are suspicious of the deals that have been made to secure his release. Meanwhile, Korean trade union leaders, Lee Young-Joo and Han, Sang-Gyun, remain in jail.

Organising is not a crime! Free all jailed labour activists!

 

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