Calls for stalking law overhaul in South Korea as woman’s murder shocks nation

Stabbing triggers accusations that authorities are failing to take violence against women seriously

The murder of a South Korean woman who had been stalked by her alleged killer for years has sparked outrage and demands for changes in the law to better protect women.

The woman’s murder in a bathroom at the subway station where she worked earlier this month has shocked South Korea, coming a day before her alleged attacker, named by police as 31-year-old Jeon Joo-hwan, had been due to be sentenced for stalking her.

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