U.S. Military, KEEP OUT!

                          Gangjeong Village statement on March 24, 2017 We reject the US navy’s port entry into the Jeju navy base which would bring to an end the Island of Peace. The Ministry of National Defense announced that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) would arrive in the […]

  In this February/ March 2017  Edition: Remember Gureombi: Neither Zumwalt Nor THAAD/Unilateral Enforcement of the Jeju Air Force Base/ The 4·3 Massacre and the USA/ A Future of Hawaii and Today of Jeju/ Zumwalt 12 Trial Update/ Peace school with Kyoko Okumoto/ Lecture on Women’s Voices in Militarism/ Demilitarized Peace Island a Work in Progress/ No More Dolphin Imports from Japan/ Navy’s strategic lawsuit against participation /The navy […]

Japanese Buddhist Monks Visit Gangjeong

NA MU MYO HO REN GE KYO   When I got to Gangjeong Village, I soon met many beautiful spirits there, I quickly regretted my past mistakes, in other words, I thought “Why was I not one of peace group members who visited Jeju twice from Tacoma, U.S. in 2013 and 2014?” My little sister Melissa from US and Korean […]

                        Repost from here. See the related article, Solidarity Statement from Jeju Island to BIW Protest in June 18, 2016 Protesters worry that Jeju will become a front-line in a military confrontation between the US and China After it was reported that the US navy has suggested deploying the USS Zumwalt, […]

In this January 2017  Edition: No Samsung! the No.1 power of South Korea!/ For a Jeju native to survive/ Solidarity Trip to Hawaii From Jeju Island/ Henoko struggle goes on despite hardships/ Welcome the judgment of acquittal on reservist objector/ Jeju sea, covered with wind farms?/ Trial update/ The 18th Gangjeong Peace School etc. Download the PDF

A re-posed article from here. With indemnity, government apparently trying to send a message about what happens to people who oppose government projects On Jan. 30, during the Lunar New Year holiday, I visited Gangjeong Village in Jeju Island. Faded and tattered yellow banners were fluttering in the fierce wind around the Jeju Naval Base, with slogans such as “No […]

In this December Edition: Weave Together, Collective peace works; The 1st Anti-THAAD Peace Bus and Lotte; Borderfree Friends of the Sea in Jeju ; Seeing Nanjing from Alddreu; M and Flags; Grandmother’s 800 Dollars; Stop SLAPPs!; Two members of Gangjeong community arrested in December; Byeopssi School Graduation etc. Download PDF

  In this November Edition: Step Down Park Geun Hye! Mass Anti-Government Rallies; GSOMIA etc. are INVALID; Navy brings children to experience war culture; International Tribunal on Forced Eviction’s recommendation on Jeju navy base; Choi Soon-sil gate with Lockheed Martin and Samsung; Why I object to my fourth year of military reserves training; Trial updates; Solidarity message for the Standing […]

In this October Edition: Gangjeong Case at The International Tribunal on Evictions; The 5th Anniversary of the Gangjeong Life and Peace Mass; Cultural relics found, buried, destroyed again at Jeju naval base site; No life can live near Jeju naval base The National Assembly inquiry on the navy lawsuit; Trial update; Peace Festival and Keep Space for Peace Week; Calls […]

In this September Edition: The 3rd Gangjeong Peace Conference; The wrongful arrest of Mayor Cho Kyung-chul; Military explosive vehicle passing by the village; Peace Educators’ Solidarity; International Tribunal of Eviction; Jeju naval base for the US aircraft carrier?; THAAD and Jeju naval base; Delivery of the claim for reimbursement to the Navy has commenced; Baek Nam-gi, Presente; Solidarity with Pyeongtaek: Stop the Air Show! etc.   Download PDF Name spelling […]