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South Korean PM Endorses Presidential Pardon for Samsung Chief Lee Jae-yong

Some prominent South Korean politicians are endorsing a presidential pardon for Samsung’s chief Lee Jae-yong, citing the company’s crucial role in the national economy and its increasing challenges in the global semiconductor market. Public opinion supports a favorable outcome.
Lee, who is currently on parole over a bribery case, is in charge of Samsung Electronics’ medium and long-term investment strategy. However, he is unable to fully participate in the company’s business operations due to legal restrictions.
Although Lee’s prison term ended in July 2022, he is subject to a five-year employment restriction. A presidential pardon is the only legal way to get Lee back fully in charge as soon as possible….

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