In this April/ May 2017 Edition: No to the 1st US Warship after 10 Years of Struggle /The United States should not pressure THAAD deployment!/ Resisting THAAD in the United States/ Vietnam Pieta and Fr. Bix statues placed in Gangjeong/ The Navy’s damage lawsuit and the new President Moon/ A Murderous History of Korea by Bruce Cumings / Gangjeong Peace […]

                        Repost from here. See the related article, Solidarity Statement from Jeju Island to BIW Protest in June 18, 2016 Protesters worry that Jeju will become a front-line in a military confrontation between the US and China After it was reported that the US navy has suggested deploying the USS Zumwalt, […]

A re-posed article from here. With indemnity, government apparently trying to send a message about what happens to people who oppose government projects On Jan. 30, during the Lunar New Year holiday, I visited Gangjeong Village in Jeju Island. Faded and tattered yellow banners were fluttering in the fierce wind around the Jeju Naval Base, with slogans such as “No […]

  In this November Edition: Step Down Park Geun Hye! Mass Anti-Government Rallies; GSOMIA etc. are INVALID; Navy brings children to experience war culture; International Tribunal on Forced Eviction’s recommendation on Jeju navy base; Choi Soon-sil gate with Lockheed Martin and Samsung; Why I object to my fourth year of military reserves training; Trial updates; Solidarity message for the Standing […]

In this June Edition: Sunken Sewol ferry overloaded with iron bars for Jeju naval base; Navy Week on Jeju Island; Gwangju and Jeju: A Journalist’s Account; Zumwalt 12 Arrested at Shipyard; Memory Activism Peace School; Visit to Aland Island; The endangered Joongdeok Samgeori; Environment around Jeju naval base deteriorates; UN recommends South Korea to protect freedom of assembly and association; Trial […]

  The below is the solidarity statement from Gangjeong on June 14. To read and see photos on Maine protest on June 18, click the words in bold: You Are Not Alone! (June 18)  / More Photos from ‘Stealth’ Destroyer Protest at BIW in Maine (June 18)   Dear Friends in Maine, United States, Hello from Gangjeong village, Jeju Island, South Korea. Despite […]

Re-blogged from here On the 100 bows and dances mentioned in the main content of the article, click respectively here and here. By Ann Wright The South Korean Navy filed a civil lawsuit against 116 individual anti-base protesters and five groups including the Gangjeong Village Association, demanding $3 million in compensation for alleged construction delays caused by protests over the […]

In this May Edition: 5.15 Okinawa Peace March an Inspiration for Gangjeong; Our daily mass a seed of peace; May 24 International Women’s Day for Peace And Disarmament; Andrew and Debbie visiting Gangjeong; Brando and Omi; One person protest; War vessels for drills and tours;  Update of the incident on military drill in April ; International Conscientious Objector Day; Trial updates; Remembering Gwangju; Jeju Forum; Fundraising […]

In this April Edition: The first Gangjeong film festival ends with success; The Navy should drop the wrongful lawsuit; Global Days of Action on Military Spending; Jeju and Ukraine in a larger picture of US military operation; The Power of Film; Yonaguni Solidarity; Activities to remember 16 April;  Dolphin’ monitoring;  Protest to navy soldiers arriving in the village; trial update; Koh Gilchun’s art on April […]

On April 28th (Korea-time), the Korean Navy was found cruising around Gangjeong Village in a truck stowing soldiers with their hands firmly affixed to their rifles. Passing by Gangjeong Elementary School, the drive shocked villagers and activists alike, who have adamantly requested for the Navy to stop treading the village grounds. Mayor Cho and others stopped the truck and demanded to know if […]