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Court upholds ban on Oct. 3 rallies amid COVID-19 woes
Court upholds ban on Oct. 3 rallies amid COVID-19 woes
Social affairsSept 29, 2020
A Seoul court on Tuesday upheld bans on anti-government protests planned for the weekend, including a drive-thru rally, amid concerns over coronavirus infections. In two separate rulings, the Seoul Administrative Court rejected requests by conservative civic groups to suspend Seoul authorities' bans on their plans to hold rallies in the capital on Oct. 3, the National Foundation Day. One organization, which had led mass anti-government demonstrations in Gwanghwamun, central Seoul, on Aug. 15,