See the Gangjeong villagers’ statement on budget on Jan. 2 and related National Assembly subsidiary conditions under the below photos.   The Gangjeong village statement on Jan. 2, 2013 Position of the Gangjeong villagers on the subsidiary conditions on the 2013 Jeju naval base budget (You can see the original Korean statement, here)   In the examination on the 2013 […]

(Original Korean literature can be seen here)   A prayer greeting a New Year sun-rising of 2013 We pray to the gods of heaven and earth, and our ancestors, with our earnest hearts. We, the villagers, are aware of the preciousness of life and peace that our ancestors have built with numerous bloods and sweats, no little than any other […]

Cut the 2013 Jeju Naval Base Budget

Update: See the Dec. 29 statement to Cut the budget at the end of this (Dec. 31). ……………………………………………….. Fwd from Save Jeju Now Today, you may help us by sending this to the members of the Budget and Balance Committee of the National Assembly. The villagers and people have been doing peace bows despite cold weather  in front of the […]

By Regis Tremblay on Dec. 26, 2012 …………………………………………………… Hello Everyone and Happy Holidays. In order to raise the necessary funds to complete my documentary about Jeju Island, I’ve created a fundraising campaign on a crowd funding site called Indiegogo.  http://www.indiegogo.com/savejeju/x/1683372?show_todos=true I need to raise approximately $20,000 to complete the film. Those funds will allow me to hire an assistant editor, a […]

Suffering for Christ

“As we look towards Christmas and the hope the birth of Jesus brought us, we remember that in Korea, a Jesuit will be spending his Christmas in prison for standing up for justice.” . . .In the photo of this article by Jesuit Asia Pacific, you can see Fr. Lee Young-chan(right) celebrating the mass on Gureombi rock together with Fr. […]

The Nation, one of the biggest progressive media in the United States recently published a story on the struggle against the Jeju naval base in its internet. Its magazine version will come in January. Please spread widely! ……………………………………………………………………………………………..   http://www.thenation.com/article/171767/front-lines-new-pacific-war On the Front Lines of a New Pacific War Koohan Paik and Jerry Mander | December 14, 2012 In Seoul, […]

  The writing below by Oh Hye-Ran was originally written for the Gangjeong Village Story: Monthly News from the Struggle | Decemeber Issue. (See the 1st page). The original Korean writing was translated by the Save Jeju Now and proofread by Uni Park.   Jeju naval Base Budget Cut, Construction Stop and Peace The cut on the naval base is […]

In this month’s issue: A message from Chomsky to Gangjeong, a new civil disobedience movement, prison letters, prisoner releases, construction accidents, art activism and more! Download PDF

Scroll down to the bottom to add your name to the petition. As international students studying in South Korea we raise our collective voice to call upon the Government of South Korea to stop all work on the Jeju naval base construction project immediately. We are deeply concerned after learning that the Jeju naval base construction project has been pushed […]

A peace keeper, Park Yong-Sung, who stayed in the sit-in tent across the construction gate overnight wrote in the morning of Dec. 17. ‘The tree of peace was made near the Gangjeong stream thanks to uncles and peace keepers in Gangjeong who cut and brought trees. The religious elders also helped to make the tree. However, from the morning, there […]