South Korea celebrates 30 years of democracy

This year marks 30 years of democracy in South Korea. Violent protests in 1987 paved the way for the transition from military rule. Earlier this year, many peaceful demonstrations led to the removal of President Park Geun-hye.

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    This year marks 30 years of democracy in South Korea.

    Violent protests in 1987 paved the way for the transition from military rule.

    Earlier this year, many peaceful demonstrations led to the removal of President Park Geun-hye.

    But many say democracy is still a work in progress.

    Al Jazeera’s Florence Looi reports from the capital, Seoul


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