Protester Numbers Set Fresh Record as Park Refuses to Budge

      December 05, 2016 12:34

      Another round of candlelight protests in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Saturday drew up to 1.7 million people who again peacefully braved freezing temperatures to call on President Park Geun-hye to quit over a massive crony scandal.

      People carry torches in a rally against President Park Geun-hye in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on Saturday.

      There were no arrests. Organizers said 2.32 million participated in protests across the country.

      Die-hard Park supporters also gathered in Yeouido and at Seoul Station, but there were no clashes between the two sides.

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