Gazette:News:Police Threaten Legal Action Against Amnesty
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Amnesty International's Korea office and police are clashing over the Korean translation of the human rights watchdog's report on the government's crackdown on protesters.
National Police Agency (NPA) Commissioner General Eo Cheong-soo vowed to take legal action against the office for allegedly defaming police officers, while the office accused police of interfering in the research process. /.../ They added the Korean translation of the report had mistakes that could mislead the public.
Police said that while the original report did not mention directly about police ``excessively suppressing protesters and did not mention ``attacking the crowd, the Korean version did. /.../ Korea Times