For more, go to Veterans for Peace, here. Related blog (Bruce Gagnon 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9), article (Hankyoreh), Photos by Ellen Davidson( 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) Radio interview with Ann Wright ( here) and the link on Korean articles is here. ………………………………………… Re-blogged from Ellen Davidson, Stop These Wars   Jeju Islanders Steadfast in Eight-Year Fight Against U.S.-South […]

In this November Edition: A protest on the 1st squadron created on Dec. 1, controversy on the 2nd jeju airport construction project,  remembering Yang Yong-Chan, seeing the future of Gangjeong village from Pyeongtaek’s experience, confronting the provincial governor,  international solidarity, questions about port entry and completion rate, trial update,  military plans to write history text books,  a photo  exhibition on the Gurembi Rock,  condolence […]

    See the below in a PDF file, here.  ( forward by K. N./ Peace for the Sea in 2015) Related posts  are  here and here Related photos are here    “PEACE  FOR  THE  SEA  IN  2015”   Statement  by  Participants  of  the  International  Peace  Camp  Held  in  Okinawa       We are an international group of activists working […]

In this October Edition: Gangjeong awarded the IPB Peace Prize, 4th year anniversary of Catholic Solidarity,  rice harvest in Gangjeong, Palestinian activist visits Gangjeong, Buried cultural relics are discovered again,  Village association bldg. at the risk to be sold to pay for the payment for crackdown, Trial update,  Anti ROK-Australia drill,  Keep Space for Peace week and more. Download PDF  

Reblogged from here.  Related article and photos by Koohan Paik Last September, I attended a remarkable gathering in Okinawa of impassioned young people from all over the Asia-Pacific. They convened at a critical moment to urgently discuss ramped-up militarism in their region. Thousands of hectares of exquisitely wild marine environments, peaceful communities and local democracy are now under extreme threat. Participants […]

    (Fwd by  Deborah Kang Eunjoo/ the Catholic Solidarity to Make Peace on Jeju) Revoke the Naval Base in Jeju! Stop the construction immediately! Declaration of Catholic Priests and Monks for peace on Jeju Island   Under the instruction of the God of Life and of the Prince of Peace, Jesus Christ, we oppose the construction of the Naval Base […]

On September 19th, there was a four day international peace camp held at Okinawa. This gathering succeeded the previous one held in Gangjeong of Jeju last year, and we anticipate the next one to be established in Taiwan. These meetings are conducted with the overall intention of solidifying the triangular line of peace among the three mentioned islands (Taiwan, Jeju, […]

In this this July and August Special Edition: Reflections on 2015 Gangjeong March (domestic and international/ writings and photos),  Gangjeong as the co-recipients of the IPB award, U.S. Ships and Fighter Jets are are here, the 23rd Global Network conference in Kyoto,  Connecting Bath and Jeju,  Returning to Jeju, Taiwan anti-nuclear activist’s solidarity with Gangjeong, The Ghost of Yasukuni Cancelled by Jeju City,  a […]

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 […]

Re-blogged from here By Bruce Gagnon I was invited to come to Jeju City today to appear on live radio show for 20 minutes at 6:00 pm.  As we were preparing to leave Gangjeong village we looked into the sky as a formation of Navy Blue Angel war planes came screaming over the village.  For the next 15 or so […]