Archiv: state of war


05.09.2018 - 17:49 [ Yonhap ]

Security command general arrested for alleged surveillance of civilians

A general military court issued an arrest warrant for Maj. Gen. So Gang-won, who served as the chief of staff of the Defense Security Command (DSC), for alleged involvement in monitoring the bereaved families of victims of the 2014 ferry disaster.

He is the first figure to be taken into custody since a military probe team investigating the wrongdoings of the now-disbanded DSC was launched in July.

09.08.2018 - 16:45 [ Yonhap ]

Defense ministry sends two controversial DSC officials back to Army base

The defense ministry on Thursday returned two controversial senior members of the scandal-ridden military intelligence command to their original Army base, in a disciplinary step aimed at reforming the unit long dogged by allegations of political interference.

The return of Maj. Gen. So Gang-won and Brigadier Gen. Gi Woo-jin is in line with President Moon Jae-in’s order to send all Defense Security Command (DSC) members suspected of any illegal activities back to their original bases.

07.05.2018 - 21:16 [ i24news.tv ]

Israel says Gaza protests are ‘state of war’

(5.3.2018) “The state opposes the applying of human rights law during an armed conflict,” the reply stated, pointing out that the Red Cross had stated that human rights law did not necessarily apply during periods of war.

Thusly, the state argues, the actions of Israeli forces were in line with both Israeli and international law.