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Korea: Dahn Member Threatens Reporter & Stabs Himself...
« on: January 13, 2010, 12:38:45 PM »
Korean article: http://news.donga.com/Society/3/03/20100113/25375865/1&top=1

This translation was provided in the comments section of the CNN story:

    Police is investigating a Dahn World master(member) who threatened ShinDongA reporter and his family numerous times.

    Seoul JongRo police department announce on 12th of January, they investigated 32 years old “Mr. A” who threatened Mr. Han and his family of ShinDongA who reported on Dahn World issues.

    According to the police, “Mr.A” called Mr. Han numerous times and cursed, and threatened “I know where you live!”, “You violated us so we’ll revenge” etc. “Mr.A” Also called Mr. Han’s family and threatened the family “I will kill you all!” Police discovered “Mr.A” made threatening calls from “Sun Bul Kyo” located in YoungDong, ChungBuk, which is one of Dahn World affiliated organization.
    On Jan. 8th 6:45 p.m. Mr.Kim (38) from Dahn Organization stabbed himself in the stomach and broken into DongA Media Center building and taken to the hospital by police. He is in a stable condition. The fireman who was called to the scene said “Mr. Kim stated he cut himself open with sushi knife for 40 centimenter, but it seemed like only 3 centimenters”.

    Reporter Mr. Han wrote 41 pages article titled “dissecting Dahn World – successful cultural corporation and successful world class spiritual leader, but tainted by suspicion and doubt on HongIk human and Yeha world.” After the article was published, Dahn World members visited DongA media building and cursed and terrorized employees.

    The police are investigating self-stabbing and threatening whether it was individual crime or organizational plot, and promised to prosecute those who are responsible.