武汉茶友论坛：South Korean citizens request to disclose the record of the shipwreck accident of the Sewol during Park Geun-hye’s tenure
South Korean citizens request to disclose the record of the shipwreck accident of the Sewol during Park Geun-hye’s tenure
Source: Yonhap News Agency
News recently,More than 100,000 Korean citizens petitioned the Blue House,It is required to disclose the records of the shipwreck accident of the “Se Yue” during the term of former President Park Geun-hye.
According to Korea International Radio and Television,The Shiyue Shipwreck Victims’ Association and other related groups initiated two petitions related to the Shiyue shipwreck accident on October 6th, which were supported by more than 100,000 people.Currently,The South Korean National Assembly has begun reviewing related petitions.If the number of petitioners in South Korea exceeds 100,000 within 30 days,Congress must participate in the acceptance,The relevant standing committee will review the content of the petition.
It is reported that,The content of this national petition mainly includes amendments to the “Special Law for the Investigation of the Truth of Social Tragedies”,Disclosure of the records of the shipwreck accident of the “Sewol” during the term of former President Park Geun-hye.
The Association of the Survivors of the Victims of the Shiyue Shipwreck Advocates the adoption of this amendment to the law.The activity period of the “Special Investigation Committee for Social Tragedies” originally scheduled to expire in December this year will be extended,And strengthen the authority of the committee.At the same time, it explained the necessity of amending the law,Said “Due to Park Geun-hye’s status as a former president,The relevant records are sealed,It is difficult to obtain materials from the Korean National Intelligence Agency and the military,Therefore, investigation of the incident has been difficult to advance.”
In addition,The petition also requested disclosure of the period from the sinking of the “Shiyue” ship to the removal of former President Park Geun-hye.Documents and records related to the “Shiyue” in the Presidential Secretary’s Office and Security Section.Currently,Relevant records are subject to privacy protection as “Presidential Designated Records”,Can not be consulted at will,Need to get more than two-thirds of the votes of members of Congress,Can be consulted.(Compilation: Intern Liu Jiayi Review: Wu Sanye Source: Yonhap News Agency)
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