Police said Tuesday that a former secretary of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon who accused him of sexual harassment will soon be summoned alongside her former colleagues at the Seoul city government for a cross-examination of their testimonies.
The Seoul Metropolitan Government vowed Monday to launch two committees to look into the city office’s work environment for women and devise a master plan for eradicating gender inequality and sexual harassment.
The National Human Rights Commission of Korea announced Thursday it would “comprehensively” investigate allegations that Park Won-soon sexually harassed his secretary for more than four years, three weeks after the Seoul mayor’s suicide.
Representatives of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon’s former secretary on Tuesday formally asked the country’s human rights watchdog to investigate Park’s alleged “sexual bullying” of the victim.
The chair of the ruling Democratic Party's sexual abuse eradication taskforce apologized for the sexual harassment allegations against the late Seoul mayor and suggested the party establish a call center protecting victims of gender-based threats.
Police investigating the suicide of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon said they unlocked his iPhone Wednesday night, just two days after launching what was expected to be a grueling months-long process.
Representatives of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon's former secretary on Wednesday accused the Seoul Metropolitan Government of “organized crime” intended to hide and distort his wrongdoings.
Lim Soon-young, the gender rights adviser to the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, appeared at the Seongbuk Police Precinct in central Seoul Monday night to answer questions about Park’s suicide.
Seoul police officers said Monday that the gender rights adviser to the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon — a key witness as they investigate Park’s suicide — has agreed to show up for questioning this week.
Police investigations into the suicide of Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon are going nowhere as one of his key aides refuses to show up for questioning while a local court rejected a police request to access the communication records for Park’s phones.