Reblogged with permission from: Mayor Kang from Jeju speaks about the struggle against the US naval base | by Gangjeong Mayor Kang Dong-Kyun * See also this interview with Mayor Kang by Asian Global Impact on Oct. 18 From Oct. 8 to 17,  2013, Gangjeong village mayor has joined the Human Rights defenders’ forum in Dublin, Ireland, as well as […]

We so thank for all the international solidarity messages for 2013 Grand March for the Life and Peace of Gangjeong and Gureombi Human Chain. Though late, here are collected international solidarity messages. We especially express our gratitude to the international peace activists who have been unjustly denied entries to Korea for their support for our struggle opposing the building of […]

(Fwd by Bruce K. Gagnon on Aug. 22. Re-blog from the article of Counterpunch, Aug. 23 to 25, 2013 and Hollywood Progressive, Aug. 26, 2013) K. J. Noh, Oliver Stone and Bruce Gagnon were on KPFA radio in Berkeley, California on Aug. 22 talking about Jeju Island and the horrors of the Navy base. See here.  Oliver Stone Visits Jeju Island By […]

Tomorrow, August 15, 2013, the 3rd meeting of the movement to demilitarize Jeju “Jeju, the Demilitarized Peace Island” will meet. This meeting open to everyone will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Moseulpo, on the southwest cost of Jeju. Moseulpo is an important place in the history of military and anti-militarist struggles on Jeju. During the Japanese […]

On August 3rd, the International Dialogue Conference on “Seeking Peace from Oceanic Perspectives” was held in Taipei, Taiwan. Emily Wang was one of the speaker in the secession of "An Oceanic Deconstruction of Geopolitics" to share about Gangjeong and the idea of Inter-Island Solidarity for Just Peace. [...]

Please spread! At the end of 2013 Gangjeong Grand March for Life and Peace (July 29 to Aug. 4), there is a huge and memorable human chain event for two hours in Gangeong village from noon to 2 pm on Aug. 4! The human chain is a succession of people’s daily human chain in front of the Jeju naval base […]

Solidarity from UK on July 4

‘Independence FROM America’ 4th July at Menwith Hill, Yorkshire, England. This US military spy base is managed by the discredited NSA and linked to Missile ‘Defence’ and drone killings. Organisers CAAB (Campain for the Accountability of American Bases) showed Regis Tremblay’s film ‘The Ghosts of Jeju‘ and flew the No Naval Base flag in solidarity with the struggle at Gangjeong.’ […]

Upon the year marking the 60th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, people’ steps for peace amid the escalating war threat in Korea are marking their ways such as through petition, peace tour and peace pilgrim. One of those steps have been the Peace Tour, organized by about 60 people of domestic and international scholars on the Korean War and […]

The below is a re-blogging from here and here.  The statement includes a content on Gangjeong.  To see the report from High North Space Conference, see here.  To see ROK’s involvement on the Arctic development, see here.     PROTECTING THE HIGH NORTH, DEMILITARISING OUTER SPACE AND REMOVING THE THREAT OF NUCLEAR ANNIHILATION The International Conference on the High North […]

Regis Tremblay, director of the movie, “The Ghosts of Jeju,” wrote on June 29: ‘Bruce Gagnon, my friend and coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, screened the film for his international board meeting in Sweden this evening (6/29/13). Here are his remarks: “It was a smashing hit….people were crying and they were clapping at […]