Prosecutor Seo Ji-hyeon, who was dispatched to the Ministry of Justice’s ‘Digital Sexual Crimes Response Task Force (TF)’ as a team leader, resigned after being notified of her sudden return to Wondae.
The Ministry of Justice announced on the 16th that it had terminated the dispatch of some prosecutors on the 17th and took measures to return to their offices. Prosecutor Seo was also included in the subject of return to the Seongnam Branch of the Suwon District Prosecutors’ Office.
Prosecutor Seo said on his Facebook page, “I submitted my resignation letter because it was clear the meaning of giving an insulting return notice without giving time to pack on my business trip for a committee meeting.” He also revealed that the task force team has not yet been finalized, and the term of office of advisors is 3 months and expert members are 5 months.
Prosecutor Seo said, “It was as expected, and I did not receive an official order in the previous administration for four years.” He said, “I have no regrets because I am constantly exposed to direct demands to ‘get out’, maddening slander, and secondary harm.” also left
He continued, “With the help of many people, even comprehensive measures for sexual crimes can be created, so as a prosecutor, I am fortunate to be able to come a little closer to the justice that the prosecutor’s office has not established.” “18 years as a prosecutor, 4 years after ‘MeToo’ It’s big,” he added.
Prosecutor Seo worked as a special adviser for gender equality policy at the Ministry of Justice under the Moon Jae-in government and joined a task force responding to digital sex crimes such as the Telegram ‘Nth Room’ sexual exploitation case in March 2020. The TF published a booklet summarizing its recent activities and achievements and distributed it to related organizations. An official from the Ministry of Justice said, “Prosecutor Seo has been unofficially dispatched for more than two years, and the task force activities have been organized to some extent by publishing a booklet that summarizes the results of the meeting.
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