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Divided nation marks Independence Movement Day

Marking Independence Movement Day, millions of South Koreans poured onto the streets, turning central Seoul into a sea of national flags Wednesday. But this time, the nation is deeply divided, protesting for and against President Park Geun-hye’s impeachment. As the Constitutional Court is set to rule on whether to unseat or reinstate the scandal-ridden president in early March, tension between pro-Park and anti-Park factions has reached a peak and their rhetoric has become fiercer. Anti-Park protesters holding national flags in their [...]