The below is re-blogged from here. We gathered at the new Navy base front gate this morning just after 8:00 am in order to get registered for the six-day peace walk around Jeju Island, South Korea.  Many in the crowd walked down an entry road to the main gate that of course was blocked off with higher than normal security […]

    For 2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace ‘Peace,’ go to here. This is the summary translation from the Korean site, here. Thanks so much, Tom and Nanch’o for translations.  …………………………………………………………………………..   2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace ‘Peace, ‘ East route’   Seogwipo Cathedral The 1st Annual International Peace Film Festival in Gangjeong (April […]

UPDATE: Route guide_2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace ‘Peace To join the march, please submit application form, here.   “Hey, peace, let’s walk together” 2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace Aug. 1 (Mon.) to Aug. 6 (Sat.)    The 2016 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace starts with an event on the previous day and is launched in Gangjeong […]

  The below is the solidarity statement from Gangjeong on June 14. To read and see photos on Maine protest on June 18, click the words in bold: You Are Not Alone! (June 18)  / More Photos from ‘Stealth’ Destroyer Protest at BIW in Maine (June 18)   Dear Friends in Maine, United States, Hello from Gangjeong village, Jeju Island, South Korea. Despite […]

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 […]

      Re-blogged from here Sung-Hee Choi reports from Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, South Korea: [Sept. 5] Bishop Kang U-Il says, “The real struggle starts from now on.” On a gently rainy day, about 500 priests, sisters, laymen, villagers, and peace activists gathered to celebrate the opening of the St. Francis Peace Center in the village. The event […]

What a wonderful news!  The International Peace Bureau(IPB) decided to have Gangjeong, Jeju, and Lampedusa, Italy, as  the co-recipients of the precious Sean MacBride award for 2015. On Aug. 25,   1 page official letter was sent to the village,  along with  other two related documents as the below. Please look at those for further details. It is truly the […]

(English translation is thanks to People’s Solidarity for Participatory Democracy) Let’s Walk Together Again! 2015 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace! A Cultural Event to commemorate 3,000 days of struggle against Jeju Naval Base! The Grand March starts from Jeju City Hall on 27 July. The group will be divided into two groups, one marches towards east coast of Jeju […]

In this March Edition: Gureombi Remembrance Day, Permanent War, “Gureombi, The Wind is Blowing” travels the world, Women Crossing the DMZ Borders, Protecting Democracy or an Occupying Army? Choosing Arrest Rather than Paying Fines, Human Rights: Forever a Fugitive, Crosscurrents, Interview with Gangjeong Women’s Association leader Jeong Young-sim, Welcoming Grandma Youngdeung, Visit to the US Congress for Jeju 4·3 Solution, Remembering Fukushima and much more! Download PDF

In this February Edition: Gangjeong will not Give up, In remembrance of Father Bix, Okinawa, Jeju, Taiwanthe Peace Triangle, Keep THAAD out of South Korea, Hotpinkdolphins meets Taiwan pink dolphins, International Solidarity, Choosing jail to resist unfair fines, Deported for Loving Korea, Interview with a Jeju Activist, Seeking justice from the chimney top, “To Exist is to Resist” Gangjeong Peace School, trial updates and much more! Download PDF