South Korea: Death for Doubters

When a South Korean military junta toppled the civilian government of Premier John M. Chang last May, a squad of revolutionaries raced to the palatial home of Army Chief of Staff General Chang Do Yung and bluntly told him: "Join the coup or we will kill you." After thinking it over for several hours, General Chang reluctantly agreed, became Premier and front man for the tough reform regime of General Park Chung Hee. Scarcely six weeks later, accused of obstructing the revolution. General Chang was put under house arrest.* Last week, dressed in the shabby white robe of a...

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