In this January 2015 Edition: Crackdown on the Village, Cork City Council passes the motion to support Gangjeong, Proposed Petition of Veterans For Peace-Korea Peace Campaign, Damage to Fishermen, Henoko State Violence, Realizing the Island of Peace, Different frontlines for Life and Peace, Interview with a Gangjeong Villager, The Story of Magazi,  Documenting present day Gangjeong, Aotearoa’s Anti-Base Movement trial updates and much more! Download PDF

“Urgent call for people to go to Gangjeong this weekend as villagers brace themselves for yet another unleashing of brutal state violence. Gangjeong villagers are on tender hooks as they await the administrative execution of a demolition order by the ROK Ministry of National Defence (Saturday Jan 31) against a protest site set up to resist the building of military […]

Re-blogged from here See also the video by Rodney Herold, ‘ Second Day Walk- Steilacoom to Tacoma‘ …………………………………….. Ground Zero holds mock funeral for the Earth at at Bangor Trident base By Leonard Eiger Over sixty people participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s life and legacy on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The […]

  A Great news from the Ireland!  The Cork City Council motion is the 2nd motion for an international city council  to support Gangjeong! In Dec. 2013, The Berkeley City Council, United States , has passed a motion for Gangjeong. See here and here. The news below is by JoYakGol on Jan. 12, 2015: ‘Cork City Council in Ireland tonight unanimously […]

Article by Hosu, photos by Hye-Young On December 27th, 2014, the fishing vessel was crashed by a part of concrete structure that was washed away. The whole part of concrete structure is laid right off the eastern seawall for protecting the newly built caissons from strong waves. But it eventually caused the wreck of the fishing vessel owned by one […]

In this December Edition: Gangjeong Mayor’s message for 2015, Encountering of Nanjing and Jeju’s suffering, Navy plans crackdown on 24 hour sit-in tent, A priest’s getting pushed down by a construction vehicle and the negligence of police, Republic Of Korea Navy Chief involved in corrupt arms purchase, Love is the only answer, tangerine harvest season, The struggle by villagers and Island […]

    People resist to the lying navy who enforces the building of military residence inside the village   Admiral Hwang Ki Chul, the incumbent chief of Naval Operations of the Republic of Korea Navy since September, 2013, who is recently denounced for his scandalous involvement in the corrupt arms purchase from an unknown US arms company years ago (see […]

  Re-blogged from here.   To see the related post, see here.   By Steve Maynard, Nov. 28, 2014   The Rev. Bill Bichsel, an 86-year-old Tacoma priest known for his acts of civil disobedience, has returned from a trip to South Korea to protest construction of a naval base there. Just three months ago, Bichsel was seriously ill and […]

In this November Edition: People demand to cut the full 2015 Jeju navy base budget, a shrine under threat of destruction, remembrance day for Yang Yong-Chan, visitors from the US Pacific Northwest, Okinawa trip reflection including recent Okinawa election, Henoko movie viewed in Gangjeong, Prof. Sasha’s presentation on the success of anti-base movements, women’s international solidarity, airborne arsenic dust damaging […]

#History In the past, Jeju as a colony of Japan was forced to be militarized by Japanese Imperial military. Alddreu Airfield in Jeju was originally developed in 1926-30 during the Japanese Imperial period. The base was used to support the Japanese forces’ invasion into China. During World War II, the base was used for training of Kamikaze pilots and by the end of the war it housed 2500 naval aviation […]