South Korealargest opposition partyDemocratic PartyLeader Lee Jae-ming has been on hunger strike for several days since August 31 in protest against the government’s mismanagement of the economy, threats to media freedom and lack of opposition.JapanFukushima nuclear treatment water discharge, etc. Yonhap News Agency reported that Lee Jae-myung fell into a coma and was sent to the hospital on the 18th, the 19th day of his hunger strike. The prosecutor also requested an arrest warrant for corruption and dereliction of duty for Lee Jae-myung as mayor of Seongnam city on the same day.
Lee Jae-myung was sent to Yeouido St. Mary’s Hospital in Seoul for rescue, and was later transferred to Green Hospital in Jungnang-gu. Democratic Party of Korea spokesperson Han Min-soo held a press conference in front of the Green Hospital in Seoul that day and said that he intended to continue the hunger strike even after Lee Jae-myung was sent to the hospital. strike, indicating that he will continue to set an example and prevent the current regime from becoming tyrannical. Li Zaming planned to eat nothing except the most basic intravenous drip. Although he was out of danger, he was still weak.
Kim Ki-hyun, leader of South Korea’s ruling National Power Party, urged Lee Jae-myung to stop his hunger strike and said he was ready to negotiate with opposition leaders on policy issues.
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