“The ROK-Japan agreement [on comfort women] on Dec. 28 is originally invalid. Renegotiate!” “Stop ROK-US-Japan missile defense drill!” Since ROK-Japan collusion on comfort women issue on Dec. 28, last year, Gangjeong has carried out a girl statue performance every Wednesday, in remembrance of comfort women under the Japanese imperialism, as well as for the justice of women and lives victimized […]

UPDATE: Route guide_2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace ‘Peace To join the march, please submit application form, here.   “Hey, peace, let’s walk together” 2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace Aug. 1 (Mon.) to Aug. 6 (Sat.)    The 2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace starts with an event on the previous day and is launched in Gangjeong […]

  The below is the solidarity statement from Gangjeong on June 14. To read and see photos on Maine protest on June 18, click the words in bold: You Are Not Alone! (June 18)  / More Photos from ‘Stealth’ Destroyer Protest at BIW in Maine (June 18)   Dear Friends in Maine, United States, Hello from Gangjeong village, Jeju Island, South Korea. Despite […]

Reblogged from here By Rose Bridger June 10, 2016 Communities on Jeju, South Korea’s ‘island of peace’, are resisting a second airport that’s threatening the island’s farming, nature, culture and way of life, writes Rose Bridger. Linked mega-projects include an ‘Air City’ of shopping malls, hotels and offices, plus high-speed transport corridors, luxury resorts, casinos, theme parks and golf courses […]

Re-blogged from here On the 100 bows and dances mentioned in the main content of the article, click respectively here and here. By Ann Wright The South Korean Navy filed a civil lawsuit against 116 individual anti-base protesters and five groups including the Gangjeong Village Association, demanding $3 million in compensation for alleged construction delays caused by protests over the […]

In this May Edition: 5.15 Okinawa Peace March an Inspiration for Gangjeong; Our daily mass a seed of peace; May 24 International Women’s Day for Peace And Disarmament; Andrew and Debbie visiting Gangjeong; Brando and Omi; One person protest; War vessels for drills and tours;  Update of the incident on military drill in April ; International Conscientious Objector Day; Trial updates; Remembering Gwangju; Jeju Forum; Fundraising […]

In this April Edition: The first Gangjeong film festival ends with success; The Navy should drop the wrongful lawsuit; Global Days of Action on Military Spending; Jeju and Ukraine in a larger picture of US military operation; The Power of Film; Yonaguni Solidarity; Activities to remember 16 April;  Dolphin’ monitoring;  Protest to navy soldiers arriving in the village; trial update; Koh Gilchun’s art on April […]

  Go to the related sites: here, here and here Closing Statement by the 1st IPFFIG Everyone Together For Peace! We are announcing the closing of the 1st International Peace Film Festival In Gangjeong. We believe that peace from a small village on Jeju Island will spread throughout the world. Even though we didn’t have enough time to prepare this event, Jeju […]

Since the navy filed a lawsuit on the rights to indemnity against  116 anti-base individuals and 5 groups including Gangjeong Village Association,  some internationals were willing to send  protest letters to the South Korean government. Following an April 24 appeal for protest to the South Korean navy lawsuit (See here), many more peace activists in the world have joined them. They […]

An Appeal for Protest

  April 23, 2016 Dear friends of Gangjeong Village: This weekend, our village is honored to host the 1st International Peace Film Festival in Gangjeong (April 23 to 26). Unfortunately, we also find ourselves in grave danger and need your urgent help. Although our peace movement has been recognized internationally as an “exemplary non-violent struggle” by organizations like the International […]