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[Graphic News] Park Geun-hye loses perks of former presidents

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Published : 2017-03-12 17:57
Updated : 2017-03-15 13:55





Park Geun-hye became South Korea’s first president removed by impeachment in a historic Constitutional Court ruling Friday.

The conservative leader has not only lost her title as president, the impeachment also deprives her of privileges normally provided to a sitting or former president.

According to the Law on Privileges for Former Heads of State, as an impeached president, Park is no longer entitled to a presidential pension, free medical care or state support for commemorative projects. The disgraced leader, however, will continue to receive state-provided security services for the next 10 years.