The grave of the late Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, who took his own life after being accused of sexual harassment by his secretary, was moved from Seonyeong, Changnyeong, Gyeongsangnam-do, to Moran Park, Namyangju, Gyeonggi-do, which is a called the “holy land of the democratization movement,” in the early morning of the 1st About 100 people gathered to hold a memorial service and memorial service.
It was known that the bereaved family would also hold the funeral at 3:00 pm in the first place, but early in the morning of the same day, aware of the controversy such as the opposition from women’s groups to “relocation the grave of the former Mayor Park to Moran Park, where the martyrs for democratization sleep, is a secondary attack on victims of sexual harassment.” It is said that after the burial was completed early, only the memorial service was held as planned.
The Mayor’s Park tomb is said to have been built in the place where the graves of the martyr Jeon Tae-il and other democratic martyrs have been gathered, and the tombstone has not yet been erected. Those who attended the memorial service on this day paid tribute, saying, “Parc Maer cut off anything to do with private parts even a little, and used everything he could for others.”
At the memorial service, supporters of former President Moon Jae-in, such as ‘all members of the official Moon Jae-in fan cafe’ and ‘Moonfan Climbing Club’, sent wreaths saying ‘may the deceased rest in peace’, and various items such as mugs with pictures of the former Mayor of Park greeting the mourners. At the memorial service, held in Buddhist style, the couple, Kang Nan-hee, and their children hung their heads and shed tears.
After laying flowers, Mr. Kang told the attendees, “There are so many things I want to say, but I will make it possible gradually. Thank you very much for coming.” The fans said, “Cheer up.”