Then & Now: A Troubled Leader

April 17, 2017

WHAT HAPPENED: Last month, South Korean President Park Geun-hye was o cially impeached. She was accused of allowing her close friend access
to government documents and for knowing that her friend was using her connections to bribe businesses.

NOW WHAT: Earlier this month, former South Korean President Park Geun- hye was arrested as a private citizen and formally indicted (or charged with a crime). Two of the crimes that she has been charged with are bribery and abuse of power.