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Korea's controversial new justice minister
AFAR
3/8/2003

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South Korea appointed a new justice minister, Ms. Kang Gum-sil. Already she has met with loud protests by senior prosecutors who do not agree with her plans to disregard seniority when making high-level appointments. In an effort to pacify both sides, Ms. Kang will re-open dialogue with Prosecutor General Kim Kak-yeoung this weekend.

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