2011年6月21日下午約四時左右,長期在濟州島江汀洞抗議軍港建設的和平運動人士Song, Kang Ho博士(國際組織The Frontiers工作人員),試圖登上海軍工程用駁船時,遭到包商三星建設公司員工及韓國海軍、包括韓國海軍少校Bang Young Gi用竹棒圍毆。據稱,Song, Kang Ho博士遭踢打、竹棒擊打甚至還被推落船隻,跌落到下方的另一船隻中。 [...]

Yang Yoon Mo ,反濟州島海軍軍港建設的社會運動者之一,也是一位韓國電影影評人和教授,同時他本身也出身於濟州島,因為以身體阻擋建設機器,讓自己躺在工程卡車下方,在4月6日被警方以相當暴力的手法逮捕,甚至還遭到毆打。Choi Sung Hee是另一位主要反濟州島海軍軍港建設的社會運動者之一,她也在5月19日被捕,並且也開始絕食抗議。 [...]

儘管欠缺民主的過程、公眾的支持,以及生態破壞的巨大代價,韓國和美國政府持續在濟州島的江汀洞進行共同海軍基地的建設。 濟州島位在韓國西南外海,2002年由聯合國教科文組織(UNESCO)列為生物圈保留區,2007年為聯合國教科文組織列入「世界自然遺產名錄」而受到保護,也是韓國文化遺產局的國定保護區。 [...]

Re-post from the No base stories of Korea, Feb. 27, 2011   * Image source: Headline Jeju, Feb. 25, 2011헤드라인 제주, 2011년 2월 25일(클릭) The sign reads: ‘Allow and actively promote the use of the Jeju dialect in schools! ‘Critically endangered Jeju dialect’ of the UNESCO-registered-and-promoted It is the responsibility of the Jeju Provincial Office of Education that has not allowed the use of […]

* Image source: Ku Do-Hee, Voice of People, Feb. 4, 2011 민중의 소리 구도희 기자, 2011년 2월 4일(클릭) ‘portrait of Kim Joo-Hyun, the deceased Samsung worker in mortuary ‘빈소에 있는 고 김주현 노동자의 초상’ * Image source: Samsung General Labor Union, Jan. 26, 2011 삼성 일반 노조 웹사이트, 2011년 1월 26일(클릭) ‘ Workers and activists have been doing relay one-man […]

Re-post from the No base stories of Korea, Jan. 24, 2011 1. Goorumbee (Gureombi) 구럼비 2. Jinsokkak 진소깍 3. Neobeunyeo 너븐여 4. Gaegoorumbee 개구럼비 (Gaegureombi) 5. Metboori (Moetppuri) 멧부리 6. Gangjeong Stream + Ackeun stream 강정천 + 악근천 …………………………………………………………………………. One can see many Jeju vernacular terms in the names of the places from the Joongduk coast to the Gangjeong Stream. The below is the explanation by […]

  Re-Post from the No base Stories of Korea   __For the original Korean article including maps/images(click HERE)  * English subtitles were added by arbitrary to the original images. * The last 13 images were  added by arbitrary for readers’ easier understanding. ________________________________________________________ The below is a rough translation of the original Korean document informed at the site of the Jeju Human Rights Center. Thanks to […]

* The below is the arbitrary translation of the ROK government Memorandum of Understanding(MOU) regarding the Jeju naval base project on April 27, 2009. The original Korean can be seen HERE. (Translated on June 24, 2010) ________________________________________________________ Jeju Press, April 27, 2009 해군 기지 기 본 협 약 서(MOU)내용 Contents of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on [the Jeju] Naval […]

Re-post from No Base Stories of Korea, May 14, 2010 The below videos are the editions by Mr. Go Gwon-Il  (Gangjeong village, Jeju Island) of the original 812th ‘PD Note’ program (about 14 min.), ‘Why the Gangjeong Villagers, Jeju Island, Are Furious?’ broadcast by MBC on May 5, 2009. The 1st part is about 10 min and the 2nd is […]

在韓國號稱「世界和平之島」的著名觀光勝地濟州島卻於前日(2010年1月18日)爆發警民衝突,衝突導火線起於飽涵國家機器雄心壯志的海軍軍港建設計畫。 18日警察於軍港建設動工儀式中驅散示威者 據稱手段頗為激烈,抗議民眾共47人遭逮捕,雖然時至今日被捕的46名抗議民眾均已陸續獲釋,然軍港建設座落地江汀洞村長姜東均(Kang Dong-Kyun)仍遭扣留。 [...]