SEOUL – Prosecutors on Monday sought an 18-month prison term for a Japanese journalist on charges of defaming President Park Geun-hye in an article he wrote in August 2014.
Tatsuya Kato, a 49-year-old former Seoul bureau chief for the Sankei Shimbun newspaper, is on trial at the Seoul Central District Court.
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