In this month’s issue: Launch of the new demilitarize Jeju campaign, Samsung above the law?, U.S. military wrecks in coral reef, more prisoner releases, Yang Yoon-Mo arrested and on hunger strick, Interview with former prisoner, continued environmental regulation problems, and more! Download PDF

  Update: See the photos on the candle vigil for Yang Yoon-Mo in front of the Jeju prison, here, here and here Update: See the photos of solidarity for Yang Yoon-Mo in Okinawa, see here. …………………………………………………. International Solidarity Messages for Prof. Yang Yoon-Mo (Feb. 11 to 14, 2013) The Gangjeong Village International Team has requested the peacemakers in the world […]

Update: You can see the collection of international solidarity messages upon Yang’s 15th prison fast day, here.   Prof. Yang Yoon-Mo who was arrested and imprisoned directly from the court on Feb. 1 hits his 15th prison fast on Feb. 15. There is a peace candle culture event, praying for the release of Yang Yoon-Mo. In front of the Jeju […]

Park Seung-Ho who was arrested near the communal restaurant in the village on Sept. 14, 2012 (during the 2012 WCC period) was released on bail on Feb. 5, 2013 after 144 days’ imprisonment.  He had been arrested for the reason that he had not responded to the police call. However, the truth is that he had been targeted by the […]

Update (March 24) Prof. Yang Yoon-Mo’s oral statement ending 52 days’ prison fast Update (Feb. 11):  Yang Yoon-Mo will hit 15th day prison fast on Feb. 15: More on Yang Yoon-Mo   Source: Paco Booyah   Yang Yoon-Mo, a movie critic, was arrested directly from the court   Yang Yoon-Mo, a movie critic and one of the prominent opponents against […]

In this month’s issue: Struggle outlook after the presidential election and in the new year, a new support group forms, similarities of Gaza and Gangjeong, more prisoner releases, Buddhist unity ceremony, voting problems for villagers and more! Download PDF

Following the release of Fr. Lee Young-Chan on Dec. 26, Mr. Kim Bok-Chul was released on Jan. 3. Both were released on bail. A Video on Fr. Lee Young-Chan, made by Dungree after Fr. Lee’s arrest on Oct. 26,  2012, remembering Fr. Lee’s struggles against the naval base project. For Mr. Kim Bok-Chul, Jan. 3, 2013 was his 206th day in […]

In this month’s issue: A message from Chomsky to Gangjeong, a new civil disobedience movement, prison letters, prisoner releases, construction accidents, art activism and more! Download PDF

‘The National Network of Korean Civil Society for Opposing to the Naval Base in Jeju Island submitted individual complaints to the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, Freedom of Opinion and Expression‍, Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and of Association and Working Group on Arbitrary Detention on human rights situation in Gangjeong. Human rights defenders including peace activists, religious leaders, […]

On Dec. 1, while two young activists who were arrested on Nov. 28 and indicted by prosecutors since then were finally released by the court review on arrest warrant, the people who have started fast sit-in along with hair-shaving on Nov. 29 ended their sit-in in front of the National Assembly, after confirming many people’s solidarity and pledge by the […]