South Korean Intelligence agents charged into a leading dissident newspaper Wednesday and confiscated pictures and note paper as evidence of a lawmaker's illegal trip to North Korea. Yun Chae-gol, reporter of Hankyoreh newspaper, allegedly learned of National Assemblyman Suh Kyung-won's illgal trip to North Korea last year.
Authorities said Mr. Suh approached the reporter, suggesting a story, but changed his mind later and the story was never written. Reporter Yun was charged with failing to report Suh's illegal trip to authorities, a crime in South Korea.