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South Korean union leader arrested after weeks holed up in a temple

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By Euronews
South Korean union leader arrested after weeks holed up in a temple

<p>A top South Korean union leader wanted by the police has surrendered after being holed up for weeks in a Buddhist temple.</p> <p>Hundreds of officers turned out to arrest Han Sang-gyun, the head of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions.</p> <p>Han was wanted for questioning over an anti-government protest that turned violent last month.</p> <p>The union leader has been speaking out about controversial government plans to reform labour laws, urging people to protest.</p> <p>Before being taken into custody, Han said he would continue to fight against the government’s policies.</p>