South Korean President Park permanently dismissed from office

South Korea's constitutional court has ruled to uphold a parliamentary decision to impeach Park. She is accused of allowing a close friend to influence government policy and profiting from her connection to the president's office.

    South Korea's constitutional court has ruled to uphold a parliamentary decision to impeach Park Geun-hye.

    She is accused of allowing a close friend to influence government policy and profiting from her connection to the president's office.

    The scandal has overwhelmed South Korea, where there have been months of anti-government protests.

    Al Jazeera’s Harry Fawcett reports.


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