Lawmaker Yoon Mee-hyang fined 15 million won for embezzling donations
The Seoul Western District Court on Friday handed Yoon Mee-hyang, an independent lawmaker, a fine of 15 million won ($11,900) for embezzling donations to a civic group supporting victims of the Japanese military's wartime sexual slavery.
Rep accused of using donations for galbi, massages
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang allegedly embezzled money from a group supporting victims of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery to pay for beef ribs, massages and traffic fines, said an opposition lawmaker Tuesday.
Lawmaker draws fresh criticism for mask-free gathering and 'comfort women' comments
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang of the ruling Democratic Party (DP) came under fire after posting a photo on social media of a recent mask-free dinner party, despite the government’s heightened social distancing campaign amid a spike in coronavirus cases.
Judge overseeing Yoon Mee-hyang case is found dead
A senior judge overseeing the criminal case against Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang, the former head of the Korean Council accused of embezzling public donations meant for wartime sexual slavery victims, died suddenly on Tuesday just ahead of the first trial.
Rep. Yoon must resign
Given the accounts in the prosecutorial indictment, there must not be any tolerance for Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang, who had led organizations supporting survivors of Japanese wartime sexual slavery before winning a legislative seat...
Yoon Mee-hyang suspended from Democratic Party
The ruling party on Wednesday suspended the party membership of Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang, who became a proportional lawmaker based on her career of supporting survivors of Japan’s wartime sexual slavery, after she was charged with exploiting at least...
Yoon pushes back on charges of exploiting 'comfort woman'
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang of the ruling party, a renowned activist for survivors of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, responded to prosecutors' charges that she exploited one of the survivors by posting several video clips of the woman to her Facebook...
Lawmaker at center of 'comfort women' scandal indicted
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang of the ruling party, a renowned activist for survivors of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, was indicted on Monday for misappropriating donations intended to help the victims, commonly known as “comfort women."
Prosecutors question Yoon over 'comfort women' scandal
Prosecutors for the first time on Thursday interrogated a lawmaker accused of misappropriating donations intended to help survivors of Japan's wartime sexual slavery, commonly known as "comfort women."
'Comfort women' group loses its Wednesday rally spot
For the first time in 28 years, activists advocating for victims of Japan's wartime sexual slavery through weekly rallies near the Japanese Embassy in central Seoul have been pushed off their usual turf by a conservative group.