S. Korea protests put pressure on impeachment court

A protester holds a placard with a portrait of South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye, during an anti-government rally in SeoulTens of thousands of protestors turned out in Seoul for the eighth straight week Saturday, pushing for the immediate and permanent removal of impeached South Korean President Park Geun-Hye. It then split into three columns, marching on the presidential Blue House, the office of the prime minister and also on the Constitutional Court whose nine justices are considering the validity of the impeachment bill passed by the national assembly more than a week ago. Although Park has been stripped of her substantial executive powers, she is allowed to retain the title of president and continue to live in the Blue House while the court deliberates.

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