[Oct. 12] The relocation of the habitats for the endangered species in the Jeju naval base project area was driven in a rough-and-ready method: A National Assembly woman, Jang Hana, reports.     Left: Red-foot crabs that died during the process of relocation to an alternate habitat in the Jeju naval base construction process (Jeju Domin Ilbo, Oct. 12/ Original […]

Jang Hana, a National Assembly woman has stated on Sept. 7 that “The Jeju naval base layout has been based on the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier that the South Korean military does not retain and the layout application has been planned with the water depth that satisfies the demand by the CNFK (Commander, U. S. Naval Forces, Korea).” See here.    Mr. Koh Yound-Dae, Executive […]

On the night of October 6 into the morning of October 7, villagers and activists from Gangjeong slept on the street due to an illegal giant truck of Daelim construction company. Around 9 pm, Sept. 6 when people were working on making pickets, a giant truck was to enter the construction (destruction) site, passing the Kosa mart four-way intersection, the […]

October 7th, 2001 was the day the U.S. invaded Afghanistan. For Keep Space for Peace Week, October 6-13, Gangjeong activists made signs in solidarity with Afghanistan and those against the continued war and occupation.

Re-post from here   Update:  April 24, 2013, Wang Yu-Hsuan (Taiwan), 21st subject to be denied entry to Korea, in relation to the Jeju naval base project. Since the inauguration of Park Geun-Hye government, she is the 2nd human rights defender to be deported after Ban Hideyuki, Citizens’ Nuclear Information Center, Japan, on April 19, 2013.(see here) Update: [Korea Times, Feb. 22] […]

在遭監禁181日後,宋博士於2012年9月28日午後突然間獲保釋出獄。宋博士於2012年4月1日時遭到警方以不必要的暴力方式逮捕,4月1日同時也是宋博士的生日。宋博士一直以來拒絕申請保釋,以表達對其不公正拘捕行為的抗議。 [...]

On September 22nd, a benefit concert was held for Dr. Song Kang-Ho, who was violently arrested on his birthday, April 1. September 22nd was the 175th day of his imprisonment. The concert title was ‘A Song for Gangjeong and Hope.’ Dr. Song sent a lengthy letter from Jeju Prison where he is being held, to be read at the concert, briefly excerpted here: The hope […]

In response to individual complaints sent to the UN special procedure mandate holders, a joint letter was sent to South Korean government on alleged acts of harassment, intimidation and ill-treatment of peaceful protesters in Gangjeong village on 30 May 2012. In the letter, the Rapporteurs ask questions on the cases for clarification and request the Government to send a response […]

Update! Deadline extended to September 30! Sign Now! “Bring peace and cooperation to East Asia! Don’t militarize Jeju Island and the pacific! Make Jeju an Island of World Peace! While witnessing the construction of a gigantic naval base in beautiful Gangjeong village in Jeju Island, located in the Western Pacific Ocean, we cannot help but raise questions again: why war […]

The below is the arbitrary translation of the Jeju Domin Ilbo on July 4, 2012.  Sorry for mistakes in advance.   The water area of the so called civilian-military dual port ( Jeju naval base) was designated as a trade port. Therefore the legal basis that cruises can enter and exit the related water area was secured. However complete entry […]