South Korean Jailed for Tweeting

South Korean Jailed for Tweeting

(LinkAsia: January 27, 2012) Twenty-three-year-old Park Jung-geun was recently arrested as a "North Korean sympathizer" under the controversial National Security Law for tweeting "pro-enemy" messages. LinkAsia host Yul Kwon spoke with his lawyer, Lee Kwang-cheol, who says the tweets were pure satire, and that many people are rallying to his cause. Footage from Reuters

South Korean Jailed for Tweeting

(LinkAsia: January 27, 2012) Twenty-three-year-old Park Jung-geun was recently arrested as a "North Korean sympathizer" under the controversial National Security Law for tweeting "pro-enemy" messages. LinkAsia host Yul Kwon spoke with his lawyer, Lee Kwang-cheol, who says the tweets were pure satire, and that many people are rallying to his cause. Footage from Reuters
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