Farewell Sermon

  The writer Frank Cordaro and his companion Jessica Reznicek have lately stayed in Gangjeong for two months, joining every day’s 100 bows and mass in front of gate. Their reports on Gangjeong can be much found here. by Frank Cordaro – Mass at Jeju Navy Base entrance, June 27, 2015 Dear friends, I wish to thank Father Kim for allowing […]

(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 […]

Re-blogged from here and here South Korea constructs new Naval Base on Jeju Island, U.S. Plans to Expand Military Base on Okinawa and China Builds on South China Sea Atolls By Ann Wright The international community is extraordinarily concerned about the Chinese construction on small islands and atolls in disputed waters off China, Vietnam, Taiwan and Japan.  Over the past […]

Re-blogged from here. Other posts related to the WCD women’s visit to the village will be put into this website in time.  Pave Paradise, Put Up a Naval Base: South Korean Activists’ Extraordinary Struggle to Save Jeju Island By Medea Benjamin, May 29, 2015 South Korea’s Jeju Island is a popular tourist destination full of spas, resorts, golf courses, sandy […]

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

If You Don’t Give Up You Can’t Lose / Gureombi, The Wind is Blowing Film and Speech Tour 2015 Hee Eun “Silver” Park and Paco Michelson, peace activists from the Jeju Island Anti-Naval Base struggle will be traveling across the US in March and April to share the story of the struggle through the screening of a new full-length documentary, […]

“Urgent call for people to go to Gangjeong this weekend as villagers brace themselves for yet another unleashing of brutal state violence. Gangjeong villagers are on tender hooks as they await the administrative execution of a demolition order by the ROK Ministry of National Defence (Saturday Jan 31) against a protest site set up to resist the building of military […]

Re-blogged from here See also the video by Rodney Herold, ‘ Second Day Walk- Steilacoom to Tacoma‘ …………………………………….. Ground Zero holds mock funeral for the Earth at at Bangor Trident base By Leonard Eiger Over sixty people participated in Ground Zero Center for Nonviolent Action’s annual celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s life and legacy on Saturday, January 17, 2015. The […]

  A Great news from the Ireland!  The Cork City Council motion is the 2nd motion for an international city council  to support Gangjeong! In Dec. 2013, The Berkeley City Council, United States , has passed a motion for Gangjeong. See here and here. The news below is by JoYakGol on Jan. 12, 2015: ‘Cork City Council in Ireland tonight unanimously […]