Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Ok Sorry

BBC News reports that: "One of South Korea's best-known actresses, Ok So-ri, has been given a suspended prison sentence of eight months for adultery." In a trial that caused a national scandal, Ms Ok failed in an attempt to have the law against adultery overturned for being an infringement of human rights. "I would like to say I'm sorry for stirring up such a controversy," she said after the court judgment. I confess that I did not know that adultery was a criminal offence in South Korea. If it were an offence over here the courts system would soon grind to a halt...

[Oh, and apologies for the awful pun in the title to this post.]

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