South Korea pardons a former president imprisoned on corruption charges

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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye arrives at a hospital in Seoul, on July 20, 2021. The government says it will grant a special pardon to Park, who is serving a lengthy prison term for a series of corruption charges.

The South Korean government says it will grant a special pardon to former President Park Geun-hye, 69, who is serving a lengthy prison term for bribery and other crimes.

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