The WCC calls on members churches and related ministries and networks to oppose the base in Gangjeong and other further bases in Asia.

  The Gangjeong international team has requested to Australian Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition for an article in June 2014 newsletter. The excerpts from the long version was put in the 2nd page of it.  We put the whole article here as it provides much information. Thanks to Julie Marlow and friends in the Australian Anti-Bases Campaign to take time on the article. Won Hee-Ryong, a […]

If you remember the seven destroyed caissons (*a caisson is a huge concrete structure for building breakwater) by the big typhoons in 2012, you will also remember how unreliable the caisson construction has been; how wrong the base location is as the village is located on the very way of typhoon; how dumbfounding is waste of people’s tax for war […]

  “As the people who oppose the Gangjeong naval base construction(destruction), Jeju, by now, we have practiced opposition to the naval base project, living with the Gangjeong villagers. Through peaceful methods, we have resisted to the barbarity and violence of the Jeju naval base construction while looking for solidarity with the Jeju Islanders, nationwide citizens and peace-loving people in the […]

In this month’s issue: Soft corals of Gangjeong dying, Jeju after the elections, Sydney Harbor, Solidarity with Okinawa for the Battle of Okinawa, police disturb Catholic mass, village bus gets painted, nonviolent direct action workshop in Gangjeong, remembering the Korean war, noisy construction, prison updates, trial updates, international solidarity, and more! Download PDF

We, people who fight against naval base construction in Gangjeong village, Jeju Island, South Korea, want to stand together with Okinawa people on June 23rd to memorize, to reflect and to feel the pain and shame together that how we humans allowed ourselves to walk on the way of war preparation and to dehumanize each other under the war. […]

Soft corals seriously were damaged in two years in violation of the EIA: The base construction should be immediately stopped!   On June 18, the widely reported in Korean media was the result of the international workshop to investigate on the impact on Jeju sea soft corals caused by the naval base construction, which was a follow-up of the ‘International […]

Quaker peace defender Oh Cheol-Geun, well known among Gangjeong supporters for his 500 days of “3 Steps-1 Bow” ritual protest around the construction site, has been released from prison. He was imprisoned voluntarily on May 26 after refusing to pay fines related to to his protests against the Jeju naval base. Friends and supporters met him outside the prison and […]

  The time for the annual Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace is almost here! From July 29 to August 2, Gangjeong friends and supporters will march across Jeju from Jeju City to Gangjeong. Then in Gangjeong there will be a festival and celebration. The Grand March is one of the highlights of the year here in Gangjeong. Watch a […]

We hope to encounter the past of One Korea through remembering the Korean War, reflect on the current problems that our society has and dream of a peaceful future […]