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June 26, 1987 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr. and SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writers
Tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to take to the streets of Seoul and 17 other South Korean cities today in anti-government protest marches. Gen. Kwon Bok Kyung, the national police director, Thursday declared the demonstrations illegal and labeled the sponsor, the National Coalition for a Democratic Constitution, a "subversive group." Kwon said that police will deal sternly with the "reckless and illegal demonstrations."
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 2009 | John M. Glionna
Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, a philosophy student who became South Korea's first Roman Catholic cardinal and an outspoken critic of authoritarian rule, died Monday. He was 86. Kim had been suffering from pneumonia for several months and was recently hospitalized, the Yonhap news service reported. He died at a Seoul hospital, according a statement from the archdiocese of Seoul.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 17, 2009 | John M. Glionna
Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, a philosophy student who became South Korea's first Roman Catholic cardinal and an outspoken critic of authoritarian rule, died Monday. He was 86. Kim had been suffering from pneumonia for several months and was recently hospitalized, the Yonhap news service reported. He died at a Seoul hospital, according a statement from the archdiocese of Seoul.
NEWS
June 26, 1987 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr. and SAM JAMESON, Times Staff Writers
Tens of thousands of demonstrators are expected to take to the streets of Seoul and 17 other South Korean cities today in anti-government protest marches. Gen. Kwon Bok Kyung, the national police director, Thursday declared the demonstrations illegal and labeled the sponsor, the National Coalition for a Democratic Constitution, a "subversive group." Kwon said that police will deal sternly with the "reckless and illegal demonstrations."
NEWS
April 15, 1987
Korean church leaders denounced President Chun Doo Hwan's declaration that direct presidential elections and other constitutional changes should be postponed until after 1988. Chun called a meeting of his ruling Democratic Justice Party to rally support for his hard-line position, which he maintains is necessary to assure order in Seoul during the 1988 Summer Olympic Games.
NEWS
April 21, 1987
Thousands of students staged mostly peaceful demonstrations across South Korea to protest government and campus policies, police said. Officials at the national police headquarters said that 2,900 youths at four universities in Seoul and 5,600 students at 14 provincial universities were involved in the protests. "About 100 students at one university threw rocks at police, but there were no other violent actions," a police spokesman said.
SPORTS
September 9, 1997
Santa Ana won its second consecutive game, scoring three second-half goals to defeat L.A. Harbor, 3-0, in a nonconference men's soccer game Monday at Santa Ana College. Nick Purdom had a goal and an assist for Santa Ana (2-0). In nonconference men's water polo: Cypress sweeps doubleheader--The host Chargers defeated Rio Hondo, 25-7, and L.A. Pierce, 19-2. Justin McLaughlin scored seven goals for Cypress (2-0) in the first game against Rio Hondo (3-1).
ENTERTAINMENT
April 22, 2011 | By Robert Abele
Just in time for Easter comes the devotional South Korean documentary "Baboya," about the late Cardinal Stephen Kim Sou-Hwan, who died in 2009 at 86. A worshipfully solemn (if awkwardly translated) love letter to one of Korea's most revered religious figures, director Kang Sung-ok's narrated biography has on hand a truly fascinating subject: a Korean loyalist ordered to study in occupying Japan during World War II; a humble country priest who rose to be Korea's first ordained cardinal; and a human rights advocate who fought for society's downtrodden at every turn (washing a migrant worker's feet to stem rising anti-labor protests, attending a prostitute's funeral)
NATIONAL
February 7, 2014 | By Timothy M. Phelps
WASHINGTON - A former government official pleaded guilty Friday to leaking secret information about North Korea to a Fox News reporter, a case that triggered a controversy last spring over the Justice Department's targeting of journalists who expose classified materials. Stephen Jin-Woo Kim, a State Department intelligence advisor who specialized in weapons of mass destruction, agreed to a sentence of 13 months in prison for disclosing a June 2009 intelligence report about North Korea to Fox's James Rosen.
NEWS
March 15, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
The organization of major South Korean Protestant churches Friday accused the military-backed government of "utter disregard" for basic rights and endorsed an opposition demand for direct presidential elections.
NEWS
June 14, 1987 | From a Times Staff Writer
After a day and night of running clashes between police and student demonstrators in the surrounding area, Seoul's Myongdong Cathedral opened its doors this morning in a series of Masses for the Roman Catholic faithful. In the cathedral compound outside the church, a few hundred students sat talking or reading newspapers, continuing their occupation of the site into a fifth day. Shielded riot police maintained their cordon on access roads about 100 yards away. A young priest conducted the 9 a.m.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1998 | EDWARD M. YOON
Understanding Korean American students and their cultural background will be discussed at a meeting Monday at Chatsworth High School. Suzie K. Oh, principal at 3rd Street Elementary School, will talk to Chatsworth High School faculty and community members about educational and social situations faced by many Korean American students.
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