Memorial Service Marks 5 Years Since Kim Dae-jung's Death

      August 19, 2014 12:17

      A memorial service marking the fifth anniversary of former President Kim Dae-jung's death was held at Seoul National Cemetery on Monday.

      Lee Hee-ho, his widow, and relatives and politicians paid tribute to the democracy activist and Nobel peace laureate.

      Lee Hee-ho, the widow of former President Kim Dae-jung, offers flowers before Kim's portrait during a memorial service at Seoul National Cemetery on Monday.

      Kim was a vocal critic of the authoritarian rule of President Park Chung-hee and on one occasion barely escaped his henchmen with his life.

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