Hundreds of thousands are walking the streets of Seoul in the latest protest against South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who has come under fire for allowing her close confidante to have too much influence over her government policies.
According to organizers, 850,000 people joined the candlelight
rally at Gwanghwamun and a public square near Seoul City Hall, with the number expected to reach up to one million. Police said they counted 220,000 people, surpassing the figure they expected by at least 50,000. About 25,000 officers were deployed to maintain order during the rally. READ MORE