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3Novices:South Korean President Moon Jae-in vows to reopen probe into 1980 Gwangju massacre committed by troops against protesters

South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-in vowed on Thursday to reopen a probe into a 1980 massacre of pro-democracy activists that remains a traumatic landmark in the fight to end decades of military rule.
The president wiped away a tear at a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the crackdown in Gwangju, which left more than 165 people dead and over 70 missing and cemented General Chun Doo-hwan’s grip on the country.
“The new government will make greater efforts to reveal the…
May 18, 2017 at 11:41AM http://ift.tt/2qvh5qz
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