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On the 29th, Minister of Justice Park Beom-gye said in relation to the possibility of special pardons for former Presidents Lee Myung-bak and Park Geun-hye and Samsung Electronics Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong, “It is not impossible for the president to grant a very narrow ‘one-point’ pardon, but the president is not like that.” shortened it
Minister Park met with reporters on the way to work at the Ministry of Justice’s Gwacheon Complex in the morning of the same day and replied, “As I said yesterday, up to today, I have not received any message regarding the amnesty.”
Regarding the parole review committee, which will be held early next month, he said, “I can’t tell you my position on individual personnel,” he said, but “expansion of parole is a policy that I have been emphasizing since the beginning of my inauguration.”
He added, “I hope that the judges will have a broad and in-depth discussion based on these criteria, such as the execution results, the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19), and the legal opinion of society.”
Minister Park refuted the report that the financial and securities crime investigation team established at the Seoul Southern District Prosecutors’ Office lacked investigative manpower, saying, “This is a false report,” and said, “The head of the investigation cooperation group and the chief prosecutor of the Southern District Prosecutors’ Office are preparing well with enthusiasm.” .
In response to the National Human Rights Commission’s opinion that it should supplement relief measures for undocumented immigrant children born in Korea, he said, “We are making an effort to follow the various recommendations of the Human Rights Commission.” “We will take the recommendations seriously and review them.” answered.
He added, “I will visit the National Human Rights Commission of Korea soon to provide a faithful answer.”
In addition, Minister Park said in connection with the controversy that a lawyer affiliated with the Legal Aid Corporation recently made remarks in support of domestic violence in the training of new public service justices, “It is very wrong, and we have to take necessary measures as soon as we receive the report.”
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