Logo Journalists' Memorial

First name:  Lee

Last name:  Chul Kyu

  • Gender:  Male
  • Job:  Student
  • Born:  South Korea

  • Died:  1 May 1989 South Korea


Found in a reservoir near where he vanished a week earlier while being followed by police after he wrote an article supporting North Korea in his school newspaper. A government autopsy said he drowned but dissident groups and his family criticised its results.


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