See also Rev. Bill Bichsel, S.J., REFLECTION: Daily resistance to the forces of militarism on Jeju Island, Pax Christi USA, Oct. 31, 2013. Video: FR. William “BIX” Bichsel, S.J. On His Jeju Trip Video: Fr. Bix interviews Bishop Kang Photos: 2nd anniversary of the launch of the Catholic Solidarity for the realization of the Jeju, Peace Island ………………………………. Re-blogged from the blog of Disarm Now Plowshares, […]

Fwd by Pamela K Brubaker, Professor Emerita of Religion, California Lutheran University To see the  PFPL statement, ‘In Solidarity with Gangjeong Villagers Say No to the Jeju Naval Base!’ go to HERE.   Affirming Life Together in the Face of Belligerent Empire   We the participants of the 3rd Peoples Forum of Peace for Life gathered at the April 3rd Peace Park in […]

Reblogged with permission from: Jeju Island-Tragic Destruction of Pristine Marine Area for Another Naval Base for the US Missile Defense System | by Ann Wright * Two years ago when I visited Gangjeong village on Jeju Island, South Korea, the one-half mile ancient, solid volcanic slab of a spiritual and cultural rock known as Gureombi was still intact. The marine […]

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 […]

Re-blog from here. Will S. Korea’s New Naval Base Provoke China? By  Andrew Yeo July 10, 2013   On Jeju Island, a small paradise off the southwest coast of South Korea, protests have occurred on a near daily basis for almost three years. Although somewhat unusual for an island known for its popularity as a tourist destination for honeymooners, a segment of local […]

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 […]