March 15th Day: Jiri Mt. Dam

  “Insane people who attempt to build Dam in Jirisan mountain”. . .On the 15th day of Grand Life and Peace march on October 19, participants visited Yong-yu-dam, one of the most beautiful and historical places in Jirisan mountain, but also people are protesting for a long time. . . If the dam is being built, the area will be […]

  The return of Dr. Song Kang-Ho and People’s Assembly at Silsangsa temple in Jirisan mountain. . .Br. Song has returned after about 6 months imprisonment. . .About 500 people we have met during the march: the evicted, dispossessed, dismissed grassroot people gathered to talk about “Our Life, Our Priority(Option) and Our Solution” in the name of People’s Assembly. . […]

  Gangjeong sea is literally at the state of disturbances and war. . . in addition with the sounds of engines of 6 barges (from the photo essay of Cho Sung-bong. For more photos, click here)     They are destroying Gangjeong sea insanely ahead of the full scale sea destruction work. . . as if evacuating the front village just […]

A, F, G: Planned areas for a new airport that the Jeju Island has made public (* It is told that it was around 1997 that those were mentioned as the planned airports). One of them will have a high possibility to have an air force base along with a new airport. B: Alttre Air field, Moseulpo. The ROK air […]

A Japanese peace activist has been denied entry at the Gimpo Airport, Seoul, on Oct. 16 when he was to visit his sick friend. Mr. Koto Shoji has visited Gangjeong last year and has written an article on it in the magazine named “Power of People’ (Informed by Ms. Lee Kil-Joo) With his forcefully denied entry, the total numbers of […]

‘Wright, who resigned in protest of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, points to the South Korean naval base on Jeju which, when finished, will house AEGIS-equipped destroyers linked to U.S. missile defense as an example of how the United States pressures its allies to follow certain paths. Speaking at a Pentagon news briefing last June, PACOM commander Admiral Samuel J. Locklear basically […]

In the National Assembly Inspection on the navy headquarter on Oct. 18,  Kim Jae-Yoon (Democratic United Party, Seogwipo City), member of the Defense Committee of the National Assembly raised primarily on two issues. While the 1st issue has been constantly raised by many observers, the 2nd is something new and important. Anyway, here is the summary based on the Jeju Domin […]

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Hankyoreh, Oct. 18, 2012 Navy report: Jeju naval base to accommodate US nuclear submarine Recently acquired documents raise questions about Gangjeong Village as a joint civil-military harbor By Ha Eo-young, staff reporter A Navy report from 2009 states that the water depth for a naval base currently under construction on Jeju Island was designed to accommodate a US nuclear submarine. […]

On Oct. 16, police roughed out people 12 times to the exhaustion of people who have kept the two gates from the endless construction trucks from early morning.  It has usually been about 7 times. Many young activists got bruise and scratched wounds as the policewomen even use their nails. The navy is accelerating construction (destruction) from the anxiety that […]