Close

Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices!

Donate now

See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

South Korea: Over 25 Thousands Protested Against the Secret Agency Scandal

Mass protests against the state secret agency's electioneering scandal thundered across South Korea over the weekend. More than 25 thousand Koreans (Police estimated little below 8000 people) allegedly have attended a candlelight vigil in Seoul and dramatic photos and a video clip of the protest have been shared in major online venues.

  • Jae Hee

    Further information / July 27th, Constant mass protests ignited against #NISgate l http://sfy.co/dNO3

  • 김종환

    해외국민동포여러분 대한민국좀 올바로잡아주시고 살려주세요간곡히 부탁합니다

  • Coben

    To the world citizens, the current person playing the role as the representative of South Korea is not real one. The major and the first minor party are all corrupted and disregard the people.

  • light

    Fraud election interrupted by the NIS. 25,000 people ask Park to step down as soon as possible.

  • Han bum kim

    지금 우리나라는 민주주의가 아닙니다
    언론이 정부에 장악되고
    경찰과 국정원이 선거에 개입하고
    여당이 국정조사를 하지않고 휴가나 갈려고 합니다
    그래서 한국인들은 집회를 합니다
    그런데 그들은 우리를 빨갱이라고 부르며 비하합니다
    그리고 우리의 집회를 보도해주지 않습니다
    그나마 해외 언론에서 기사를 내주니 감사할따름입니다

  • BeeBee

    Please help us. Please be concern about South Korea. Please…

  • Mu-hyun

    It was not illegal election. They(with candles) are North Korea follower. They exclaim USA army’s evacuation from South Korea. They are spy of North Korea.

    • light

      The 18th presidential election was completely fraudulent because the NIS intervened and the police whitewashed the case ahead of election. What a shame on you…They are not a NK follower…Your claim is a grave crime according to the recent court’s decision.

    • Jae Hee

      Your mind is going crazy?

    • Mother of RG

      Am i Spy of North Korea?
      Wow~~~ I didn’t know that.

  • Pingback: 한국: 실망만 남긴 국정원 선거개입에 대한 특별 조사 · Global Voices 한국어

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site