In this October Edition: Gangjeong awarded the IPB Peace Prize, 4th year anniversary of Catholic Solidarity,  rice harvest in Gangjeong, Palestinian activist visits Gangjeong, Buried cultural relics are discovered again,  Village association bldg. at the risk to be sold to pay for the payment for crackdown, Trial update,  Anti ROK-Australia drill,  Keep Space for Peace week and more. Download PDF  

Reblogged from here.  Related article and photos by Koohan Paik Last September, I attended a remarkable gathering in Okinawa of impassioned young people from all over the Asia-Pacific. They convened at a critical moment to urgently discuss ramped-up militarism in their region. Thousands of hectares of exquisitely wild marine environments, peaceful communities and local democracy are now under extreme threat. Participants […]

    (Fwd by  Deborah Kang Eunjoo/ the Catholic Solidarity to Make Peace on Jeju) Revoke the Naval Base in Jeju! Stop the construction immediately! Declaration of Catholic Priests and Monks for peace on Jeju Island   Under the instruction of the God of Life and of the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, we oppose the construction of the Naval Base […]

  On October 23rd, Go Kwon Il, co-vice mayor of the Gangjeong village and co-vice chair of the Villagers’ Anti-Base Committee, traveled to Italy to receive the Sean Macbride Peace Prize awarded by the International Peace Bureau, one of the oldest foundations of peace. The award is dedicated to a “person or organization that has done outstanding work for peace, disarmament and/or human […]

In this September Edition: Aegis made the 1st entry to Gangjeong, Peace for the Sea to be Continued, Bishop Kang U-il address, The Real Struggle Starts from Now On, The 2nd Gangjeong Peace Conference, The Trans-Pacific Partnership, Hotpinkdolphins went to Taiji, Henoko Resistance Continues, international solidarity photos,  Daelim to suffocate Gangjeong financially again, Watching Samsung, Trial Update, The Song of Gangjeong,  Documentary […]

On September 19th, there was a four day international peace camp held at Okinawa. This gathering succeeded the previous one held in Gangjeong of Jeju last year, and we anticipate the next one to be established in Taiwan. These meetings are conducted with the overall intention of solidifying the triangular line of peace among the three mentioned islands (Taiwan, Jeju, […]

On Sept. 16,  Aegis destroyers made their first entries into the  currently built Jeju naval base early at 7 am. The navy reasoned the entries were for the test of  their coming alongside the pier.  There were two aegis destroyers on the day- named Sejong, the Great and Yang Man-Choon, which were accompanied by a connvoy and a rescue ship. On the day,  a […]

The below was reported on the night of Sept. 15-16. We just got the news above tonight. The source is mainly from Inchun Mpark who has daily monitored navy’s illegal construction on the sea near for three years by now. It is told that an Aegis (of Republic of Korea) is to enter into the almost completed harbor of currently being built […]

      Re-blogged from here Sung-Hee Choi reports from Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, South Korea: [Sept. 5] Bishop Kang U-Il says, “The real struggle starts from now on.” On a gently rainy day, about 500 priests, sisters, laymen, villagers, and peace activists gathered to celebrate the opening of the St. Francis Peace Center in the village. The event […]

In this this July and August Special Edition: Reflections on 2015 Gangjeong March (domestic and international/ writings and photos),  Gangjeong as the co-recipients of the IPB award, U.S. Ships and Fighter Jets are are here, the 23rd Global Network conference in Kyoto,  Connecting Bath and Jeju,  Returning to Jeju, Taiwan anti-nuclear activist’s solidarity with Gangjeong, The Ghost of Yasukuni Cancelled by Jeju City,  a […]