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Park jeong keun south korea twitter 2012 5 10

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This US ally's broad crackdown on free speech has snagged a 23-year-old who ironically retweeted posts from North Korea's Twitter account.
Park jeong keun south korea twitter 2012 5 10

Be careful what you tweet. Park Jeong Keun apparently had no idea anything was amiss when he entertained his Twitter followers with satirical sideswipes at North Korea. Park faces a possible prison sentence after being charged with "praising and supporting an enemy of the state" under a law introduced more than six decades ago to protect the new South Korea from communist infiltration.

KIMIHIRO HOSHINO