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8th candlelight resistance for liquidation of conservatism

On Oct. 5, a large candlelight demonstration took place outside the Supreme Public Prosecutor’s Office and the Seoul High Public Prosecutors Office in demand of reform of the prosecution.

Civic organizations held the 8th candlelight resistance after making speeches, giving art performance and staging protests.

About three million people of different strata took part in the protests.

We are candlelight holders who drove Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye to prisons, it is easy to send the prosecution to the jail, they said, chanting slogans.  

They set up large-size electric bulletin boards, luminous instruments with all missions, candles, bugles and placards around the meeting venue and shouted slogans and sung led by speakers. They launched a nationwide signature campaign in demand of reformation of the prosecution.     

Meantime, same events took place in Gwangju and across south Korea.

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