In South Korea, following the agreement between the ruling and opposition parties to amend the law to transfer most of the prosecution's investigative powers to the police, the prosecutor's president and other prosecution executives who oppose this have all submitted their resignations. have become.
In South Korea, the Democratic Party of Korea, an innovative ruling party, compiled a bill to amend the Public Prosecutor's Office Law, which includes the transfer of most of the prosecution's investigative powers to the police, and submitted it to the Diet last week.
Initially, the largest conservative opposition, the "People's Power," was opposed, but on the 22nd, the Speaker of the House of Representatives announced an arbitration plan stating that the prosecution would maintain some investigative rights for the time being. "Power" has agreed to this, and the ruling and opposition parties are aiming for establishment next week.
According to the Korean media, prosecutor's executives, including the prosecutor's top prosecutor Kim Osu, who has strongly opposed the revision of the law following the agreement of the ruling and opposition parties, and the prosecutor's chief of six higher public prosecutors offices nationwide, have resigned one after another. I submitted it.
South Korean prosecutors have arrested and prosecuted successive presidents such as former President Park Geun-hye and former President Lee Myung-bak against the background of powerful authority, but they are trying to repel their power. It is a form of protest against a politically-led move.
If all the prosecution executives resign, it will be the first time in Korea.
The Chosun Ilbo, a leading newspaper, has commented on the legal community, criticizing the revision of the law for corrupt politicians and powers.
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