In May & June 2020 Edition :  President Moon’s emphasis on maritime power and the navy chief’s visit home/ Black Lives Matter in Gangjeong/ THAAD product improvement amid COVID-19/ Can Island Governor Won who dreams to be South Korean President care for the lives of Korea and the Earth?/ Susan-ri, Visiting an Endangered Village/ Divest from Endless Wars: Cancel RIMPAC […]

In March & April 2020 Edition : Asking “What is True Security?” During the COVID-19 Pandemic/  The Imprisonment of Song Kang-ho and the World Peace Island/ Protect Jeju! Citizens’ Declaration for a Sustainable Jeju/ 1 Billion Women Rising, Singing and Dancing in Solidarity!/ Cancel RIMPAC, Protect Hawai’i/ Coronavirus and Carcinogens in Okinawa/ COVID-19 affects budget cut on the Jeju 2nd […]

The prayer of Kim Kyung-bae

On the night of Dec. 20, Kim Kyung-bae, a resident living in the Jeju 2nd airport-planned area of Nansan-ri, Seongsan, ended his 10 day street fast as he dramatically met Cho Myung-rae, Minister of Environment (MOE) before his decision to end the fast. Kim has started fast to demand the MOE to disagree with the original draft of Strategic Environment […]

In this June/ July/August 2019 Edition : 2019 Jeju Grand March for Life and Peace(special pages with short essays and photos) / Jeju announced a massive new port plan/ For the right to self-determination (update on the No 2nd airport struggle)/ EIA, an absolution for environmental destruction: An overall update on the Bijarim-ro/ The struggle against nuclear weapons/ Kings Bay […]

2019 Jeju Grand March for Life and Peace “Peace, Let’s Go Together!” July 29(Mon.) to Aug. 3(Sat.), 2019 From Gangjeong-Seongsan-Jeju City Internationals may contact jejumarch@daum.net or gangjeongintl@gmail.com ☮ Main programs 7/29 (Mon.) 9 AM press conference at the start of the march (in front of Jeju Navy Base) 7/29 (Mon.) ~ 8/3 (Sat.) Jeju Grand March for Life and Peace […]

On March 2nd, the 1st official passenger cruise Queen Mary 2 came. Some figures who joined in the welcoming event were: Won Hee-ryong, current Island governor, Heo Chang-ok, vice-chairman of Jeju island Council, and Kang Hee-bong, current President of Gangjeong Village Association (whose navy and capital compromized direction is far distant from former mayors of Kang Dong-kyun and Cho Kyung-cheol). […]

By Choi Sung-hee The sit-in in front of the Jeju Island government hall against the 2nd Jeju airport (air force base), which started by Kim Kyung-bae, a Seongsan resident(50), on Dec. 19, last year, who carried out 38 days’ fast, has continued so far with the participation of more citizens in Jeju and nationwide. On Jan. 17, two Jeju women, […]

This has been translated from Jeju MBC’s April 30th news report (necessary edits have been made for clarity). “Congressional elects have tread their first walks for the naval base conflict. Gangjeong Villagers have requested the elects for a withdraw of the claim of indemnity… Oh Young Hoon and Wi Seong Gon, elects from ‘With-Together’ Democracy Party  visited Gangjeong Village to untie the knotted thread […]

On April 28th (Korea-time), the Korean Navy was found cruising around Gangjeong Village in a truck stowing soldiers with their hands firmly affixed to their rifles. Passing by Gangjeong Elementary School, the drive shocked villagers and activists alike, who have adamantly requested for the Navy to stop treading the village grounds. Mayor Cho and others stopped the truck and demanded to know if […]

On 29th of March, the Korean Navy revealed that on the day before, it filed a complaint to Seoul Central District Court regarding the delay of the Jeju Naval Base construction, and demanded recompense. This order was given to Gangjeong Village Association, 5 related organizations, and 120 individual personnel, all implicated in interrupting the base’s construction. As a result, the […]