Activist-turned-lawmaker faces expulsion after sentencing
Lawmaker Yoon Mee-hyang may lose her seat after a court sentenced her Wednesday for embezzling donations meant for victims of the Japanese military's wartime sexual slavery. The sentence on Wednesday, a suspended sentence and an 80 million...
An independent with a dubious identity
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang must not think she can get away by accusing the government of making her an ideological scapegoat.
Lawmaker Youn Mee-hyang denies contact with pro-North group
Youn said the pro-Pyongyang Chongryon was just one of 100 or so organizations involved in the event marking the 100th anniversary of the massacre of ethnic Koreans during the Great kanto earthquake.
Gov't blasts lawmaker for attending pro-North group's event in Japan
The Yoon Suk Yeol government called out an independent lawmaker Monday for attending a pro-North Korea group's event in Japan last week to commemorate the 1923 Great Kanto earthquake, criticizing her actions as being illegal and "anti-state."
Where am I?
The participation of Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang in an event organized by the pro-Pyongyang Federation of Korean Residents in Japan to commemorate the massacre of ethnic Koreans during the Great Kanto earthquake fuels controversy over her identity.
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.
Donors to 'comfort women' civic groups lose refund lawsuits
People who donated to civic groups dedicated to supporting victims of Japan's sexual slavery during World War II lost lawsuits seeking the return of their donations worth about 90 million won ($69,700) on Tuesday.
Three lawmakers on the chopping block for misconduct
The National Assembly’s special committee on ethics Thursday introduced a proposal to take disciplinary action against three lawmakers accused of misconduct — Reps. Yoon Mee-hyang, Lee Sang-jik and Park Duk-hyum.
Resign and go to trial
Rep. Yoon Mee-hyang — a former lawmaker of the ruling Democratic party (DP) who previously headed the Korean Council for Justice and Remembrance for the Issues of Military Sexual Slavery by Japan — embezzled more than 100 million...
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.