• Short Summary

    SOUTH KOREA'S FORMER PRIME MINISTER JOHN CHANG HAS BEEN GIVEN A THREE-YEAR SENTENCE ON A CHARGE OF TAKING PART IN AN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PLOT LAST YEAR.

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    SOUTH KOREA'S FORMER PRIME MINISTER JOHN CHANG HAS BEEN GIVEN A THREE-YEAR SENTENCE ON A CHARGE OF TAKING PART IN AN ANTI-GOVERNMENT PLOT LAST YEAR.THE SENTENCE WAS SUSPENDED FOR FIVE YEARS.

    THE PROSECUTION AT AN ARMY COURT IN SEOUL YESTERDAY (MONDAY) DEMANDED LIFE IMPRISONMENT FOR THE FORMER LEADER.HE WAS SAID TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED FUNDS TO A MINOR POLITICAL PARTY ACCUSED OF ATTEMPTING TO OVERTHROW THE RULING MILITARY JUNTA OF GENERAL PARK.

    CHANG RECEIVED TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENT AT HIS FIRST TRIAL LAST SEPTEMBER, BUT THE ARMY SUSPENDED THE SENTENCE AND RELEASED HIM IN OCTOBER.

    CHANG WAS OUSTED BY THE PRESENT REGIME IN 1961.HE'S REPEATEDLY DENIED ANY COUNTER-REVOLUTIONARY ACTIVITY AND IS TO APPEAL.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7ELXWJ5072F6TSFIQXX3MIWQX
    Media URN:
    VLVA7ELXWJ5072F6TSFIQXX3MIWQX
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/02/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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