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South Korean ministry apologises for 'blacklist' of artists

Former culture minister Cho Yoon-sun (above), the first sitting Cabinet member ever to be arrested before she resigned from her post, has been charged with abuse of power and perjury.


SOUTH Korea's culture ministry apologised on Monday for a blacklist of artists which excluded them from government support, admitting there was a systematic effort to sideline critics of scandal-plagued President Park Geun-hye.

The apology was the clearest admission yet of...

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