South Korean Officials Sentenced to Prison for Artist Blacklist

July 28th, 2017

Former Chief of Staff Kim Ki-choon, via NYTA group of South Korean officials have been sentenced to prison terms for their roles in maintaining a black list of artists opposing former president Park Geun-hye. “It’s against the Constitution to exclude artists from government support programs according to the taste of political power,” presiding judge, Hwang Byeong-heon, said in his ruling.

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