Police arrest another Internet writer

Posted on english.hani.co.kr

Arrest of poet for National Security Law violations causes concern for the freedom of expression

A famous Internet writer and poet Yang Hyung-ku, age 46, was arrested on charges of violating the National Security Law. The security department of Gyeongnam Provincial Police Agency announced on Friday the arrest of Yang who had written approximately 1900 articles, including 50 articles praising a federation model for unification and the Chuch’e ideology of North Korea on both the Internet media outlet “Daily Seoprise” and his blog from September 2007 to April 2009

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