The National Assembly inspection on Oct. 24, 2012 exposed that at least 22 high-ranking police officers have been reemployed as high staff members of the employment-limited corporations, such as Samsung C & T, the main contracted company of the Jeju naval base project. Is it still strange that the police are loyal to get order on their performance from the […]

‎ Ahn says, “yes, naval base, unless I access to  ‘high class’ information.” On Nov. 2, Ahn Chul-Soo (independent), one of the big three Presidential candidates along with Park Geun-Hye (ruling Saenuri Party that is also called, New Frontier Party) and Moon Jae-In (Democratic United Party), for the 18th South Korean President election, dropped by the village for less than […]

  It was Oct. 30 that the first 3,000 ton caisson supervised by Daelim Co. was made on the Gureombi Rock. To build this one, there was 24 hours construction since Oct. 25. No night construction for three days of Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1, as the workers needed time to dry it, move it to the coast near […]

Amidst 24 hour construction that started on Oct. 25, 2012, the Jeju media reports on Oct. 29, 2012 that the Korean Federation for Environment Movement (KFEM), Jeju, stated on the same day that: ” As the navy enforces construction with unreasonably accelerated process, it ignores most of consulted contents in the Environment Impact Assessment [..] The construction site in the […]

Let’s Cut the 2013 Budget of Jeju Naval Base project, 200,900,000,000 Won (200.9 billion Won): Campaign for complete budget cut by SPARK   Otherwise, Rebecca Kim reports: I started a one-person protest in front of the National Assembly today. With a simple slogan: “Absolutely Oppose the (Jeju) Naval Base”. I’m planning to go on with this protest everyday from 12 […]

It was on May 12, 2012 that the Jeju Sori first reported about unidentified informant’s words and visual proofs about unreliable caisson production in Hwasoon. The village made a statement on it on May 22. See the statement and summary of the Jeju sori article, here. In the press conference on Oct. 30, 2012, the people including the Gangjeong Village […]

  Sungshim, a Jeju native and Catholic follower (Lucia), was arrested around at 3:30pm, Oct 30, 2012 then released on the same day. It is a brief report based on the collected phone talks with her, chairwoman of the Gangjeong Catholic house, Taena’s mom, and Joan. Some of us dropped by her in the Seogwipo medical center around 10 pm […]

The night in Gangjeong is sleepless. Only on the day of Oct. 29, three people were carried to hospital during their protest, following another 3 people on the 1st night of Oct. 25. The police violence against people are more dangerous in the night. Concern and information spreading is urgently needed! The navy has planned to use 78 billion won […]

Even on Sunday, there was no rest for the people. The 24/7 construction (destruction) continued. Here is some collection of records.   Police Roughing out of people Photos and captions by Cho Sung-Bong(translated)   Injuries Witness 1 : Around 9pm, Oct. 28, Sun/ By Park Yong-In and Navi (translated)   Witness 2: Around 11:54pm, Oct. 28, Sun. / Park Young-In […]

On Oct. 27, Sat., it heavily rained during the daytime in Gangjeong, following the daytime rain on Oct. 26.  Sometimes even the lightening. Still the construction (destruction) did not stop. So the suffering of protesters went on, too. Though the rain stopped in the evening, overnight construction went on so 24 hour protest in shift went on, too. It was […]