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South Korea protesters don masks in multipronged rally

South Korea protesters don masks in multipronged rally

They came wearing a range of masks: The Incredible Hulk, Guy Fawkes, Transformers.

Thousands of people, many of them clad in masks typically seen on Halloween, marched in an omnibus anti-government protest on the streets of Seoul, the South Korean capital, on Saturday.

The masks were a playful response to remarks last month by South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who after an anti-government gathering in the same location called for legislation that would make it illegal for protesters to cover their faces. In that Nov. 14 demonstration, protesters wore face coverings as they clashed violently with police. Park also said that legislation was needed because terrorists could...

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