Opposition leader sent to hospital after 8 days of hunger strike

By Korea Herald
  • Published : Nov 27, 2019 - 23:54
  • Updated : Nov 28, 2019 - 09:11

Opposition leader Hwang Kyo-ahn was sent to hospital Wednesday night after eight days of hunger strike to stop President Moon Jae-in's push to pass some reform policies through the National Assembly, Hwang's officials said.

LKP lawmakers meet hunger-striking party chief Hwang Kyo-ahn in a tent on Wednesday. (Yonhap)

Hwang, chairman of the main opposition Liberty Korea Party, started the hunger protest eight days ago in a tent set up in front of the presidential office in central Seoul.

His party has objected the reform bills that were placed on a fast-track.