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] […]

UK Solidarity for Jeju

A hot day in London’s Tragalgar Square. Leafletting and talking to the public about the environmental disaster happening at Gangjeong, Jeju Island. UK team was pleased to be joined by Angie Zelter (Nobel Peace Prize 2012 nominee, Trident Ploughshares) and peace campaigner Bernard de Witte who came from Belgium to join the event.

We appeal to the people of the world who oppose warfare and are concerned with making the world a peaceful and sustainable community. Please take part in our international solidarity action week from Sept. 2-9, 2012, during the World Conservation Congress 2012 which will be held in Jeju Island. The 2012 World Conservation Congress, which is an environmental conference held […]

The following statement is the 3rd open letter mailed to the leadership of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. It was originally posted here. TO:   IUCN Leadership, Participants, and Global Environmental Organizations FROM: Emergency Action Committee to Save Jeju Island IUCN leadership still refuses to criticize Korea’s destructive naval base, though construction work is killing rare soft corals, numerous endangered species (including from […]

The following statement with 131 signatories, is the 1st open letter mailed to the leadership of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. It was originally posted here. OPEN MEMO TO:  All Leadership, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) FROM: Undersigned Environmental/NGO/Academic Leaders THE IUCN 2012 WORLD CONSERVATION CONGRESS (WCC), scheduled for September 6-15 at Jungmun Resort on Jeju Island, […]

IUCN leadership refuses to criticize Korea’s destructive naval base that is killing numerous endangered species, and destroying indigenous communities. This stance from IUCN defies its traditional mission, conserving nature and a “just world.” The International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) World Conservation Congress is the world’s largest environmental event. Held every four years, the 2012 World Conservation Congress  (WCC) will be held from […]

Appeals & Statements

OPEN LETTER #1: REQUESTING POSTPONEMENT OF IUCN CONVENTION ON JEJU ISLAND, UNLESS MILITARY DESTRUCTION IS ENDED The following statement with 131 signatories, is the 1st of 3 open letters mailed to the leadership of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature. It was originally posted here. OPEN MEMO TO:  All Leadership, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) FROM: Undersigned Environmental/NGO/Academic Leaders THE IUCN […]

Save Gureombi! Save Yang Yoon-Mo!

  On March 5, 2012, the Island governor expressed his position demanding on temporary reservation of the naval base construction (destruction). However, it is very likely that the Seogwipo Police station under the central government scenario would allow the navy to blast the Gureombi rocky coast. People are being intensely organized to fight against the blast on uncertain but coming-soon […]