Park Jong-chul's murder of torture


Meaningful Days of Korean History

Park Jong-chul's murder of torture +

Date of death
Park Jong-chul, a student at Seoul National University, died of police torture while being investigated in the anti-aircraft division in Namyeong-dong, the security headquarters.

On January 14, 1987, at the end of the Chun Doo-hwan administration, police arrested and tortured Park Jong-chul, a linguistic student at Seoul National University.

The incident was a major trigger for the June 1987 uprising, as the truth was revealed despite the public security authorities' systematic attempts to cover up the incident.
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