Memorial service held to mark 11th anniversary of ex-President Roh’s death

The Korea Times | May 23, 2020 at 7:33 AM
  • A commemorative event to mark the 11th anniversary of the death of former President Roh Moo-hyun was held Saturday at his hometown of Bongha Village near the southeastern city of Gimhae.
  • As the country’s 16th president from 2003 to 2008, the reformist leader is praised for his efforts to eliminate regional divisions and authoritarianism.
  • The commemorative event used to be attended by thousands of mourners and supporters, but this year it was held on a smaller scale due to the COVID-19 pandemic.