The pressure is on South Korean President Park Geun-Hye, seeking her resignation after she became a suspect in corruption.
The President is accused of conspiring with three people close to her. The investigation will continue. The investigators will find out whether the President is involved in the unfolding scandal. The Cabinet of Ministers stated that it has nothing to do with these charges.
Mass protest actions with the requirement to resign does not show any signs of fading. However, despite the unrest, the low ratings and the resignation of several key aides, analysts say the President is unlikely to resign from his post. While Park Geun-Hye is the President she has immunity for prosecution.
If she resigned, she would be immediately arrested. Over the weekend, prosecutors formally charged three loved ones, Park Geun-Hye. Its nominee Choi sung-Silu and former assistant Jong-Beom, was charged with abuse of power, fraud and coercion. Another former assistant, Chun-Ho Sung, charged with, associated with leakage of secret documents by e-mail, phone and Fax.
While the calls for Park to resign has increased after the corruption scandal, Paul Cha, assistant Professor specializing in modern Korean history at the University of Hong Kong, said that there was still no concrete reason why the President left office.
"There was a huge internal protest and some leaders of opposition political groups have called for her to resign. But, in General, the opposition seem more inclined to seek impeachment. Similarly, her own party did not put pressure on Park to resign, " said Cha.
While the public is loudly urged Park to resign, Dave Kang, Professor of international relations and an expert on South Korea at the University of southern California, said that the main opposition party has still not supported the claims of the public.
"We all know that there will be a power vacuum if she will retire," said Kang, noting that, most likely, followed by political chaos.
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