In this February/ March 2019 Edition :US Coast Guard in Jeju / First Cruise to Gangjeong “Civilian-Military” Port / 2nd Jeju airport? It is an air force base! / Henoko base construction despite referendum / Solidarity visit in Okinawa / Hawaii-Alaska solidarity resists aerospace industry / ROK military satellite and F35-A fighter jets / Citizens’ campaign for a Jeju Non-nuclear […]

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 It was February 20th, the next day of opening of Island Council provisional meeting that Won Hee-ryong, Jeju Island governor, announced his will to drive for the 2nd Jeju airport project. His deed infuriated Island people as they were demanding the Council to make a resolution to stop the basic planning for the 2nd Jeju airport. About […]

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, […]

                        By Kaia Curry [On] December 13, 2018, about 40 participants from a variety of civil society organizations gathered at Alddreu Airfield, and before holding a memorial for the victims of the Nanjing Massacre, Mun-hee Oum led a visit to the massacre site at Seotal Oreum (volcanic cone). On […]

  by Choi Sung-hee While many people were full of positive expectation for peace in Korea as they witnessed the 3rd inter- Korean Summit meeting in Pyeongyang, North Korea, on Sept. 19th, there was a Korean village that could not join such festivities, feeling betrayed and abandoned. It was Gangjeong village, the Life and Peace village of less than 2,000 […]

  In this October/ November 2018 Edition : The Nightmare of a Fleet Review in Jeju/ South Korea to have blue-water navy, imperialist ambitions?/ Resisting Empire in the 21st Century/ Korea and the war in Yemen/ Delivery of Jeju April 3rd Petition to the US embassy/MD system extension in South Korea/ Bijarim Road and the 2nd Jeju airport project/ For […]

Go to Original site Go to the related petition 20/10/18 – Pax Christi International has signed onto the 2018 International Solidarity Statement against the International Fleet Review in Jeju. The statement follows below. A number of Pax Christi members in the Asia-Pacific region have also signed onto the statement. We, the undersigned organisations and individuals, strongly oppose the International Fleet […]

The endorsement was joined by 435 international supporters including many well-known activists, artists and scholars. We thank so much to all the international citizens who joined our endorsement. We also remember that there are much more international friends who support our struggle. We so thank them and express our solidarity, also. Please see the related article, here.       […]