Article by Hosu, photos by Hye-Young On December 27th, 2014, the fishing vessel was crashed by a part of concrete structure that was washed away. The whole part of concrete structure is laid right off the eastern seawall for protecting the newly built caissons from strong waves. But it eventually caused the wreck of the fishing vessel owned by one […]

In this this July and August Special Edition: The Pope visits Korea, more caissons broken by typhoons, World Council of Churches calls for a stop to the base, special section on the 2014 Grand March, special section on the 2014 Peace for the Sea Camp, update on Milyang, Emergency Jeju DMZ forum, youth camps in Gangjeong, Gangjeong housing co-op, prison […]

In this month’s issue: Soft corals of Gangjeong dying, Jeju after the elections, Sydney Harbor, Solidarity with Okinawa for the Battle of Okinawa, police disturb Catholic mass, village bus gets painted, nonviolent direct action workshop in Gangjeong, remembering the Korean war, noisy construction, prison updates, trial updates, international solidarity, and more! Download PDF

In this month’s issue: Protesters refuse fines; go to prison, article by Kathy Kelly, updates on the Pope’s visit, reports from Okinawa and Yonaguni, Tour of Gangjeong’s sacred sites, ocean protest, trial updates, international solidarity, and more! Download PDF

It’s that time again! In this month’s issue: Government’s “development” plan, Catholics concerend about Pope’s Korea visit, Anniversary of Gureombi blasting, Solidarity from Benj and Global Network, Visting dancers, a play about Gangjeong, environmental destruction reports, another Gangjeong wedding, and more! Download PDF

It’s that time again! In this month’s issue: Village elder’s letter to the pope, Navy steals more land, solidarity from John Pilger and AWC Japan, Solidarity with Ssangyong workers, Trial updates, Yang Yoon-Mo, Peace School, War Exercises, and more! Download PDF

The Gangjeong Village Story monthly newsletter has undergone a redesign for 2014! Thanks to the help of the designers at Everyday Practice for their great assistance. In addition to the fresh new look, the online PDF version available here is now easier to read. The old version was designed only for print but this new version is designed for both! […]

Alchemy On Jeju Island

Reblogged with permission from: Alchemy On Jeju Island | by Koohan Paik * I recently spoke with two members of Veterans for Peace, who had become involved with Korea issues in only the past few years. Each of them came to know Korea through their support for the Gangjeong villagers who have been battling, for nearly eight years straight, construction […]

In this month’s issue: Gangjeong at the World Council of Churches, National and local base inspections, Solidarity from Philippines and Christian Peacemaker Teams, Peace for Life Forum and Women’s Pilgrimage Report, prisoner releases, trial updates, and more! Download PDF

In this month’s issue: 100,000 Books arrive in Gangjeong for the creative transformation to a “book village”, National Assembly inspections on the base, Solidarity from Italy and Western Europe, Gangjeong at the Busan WCC Assembly 2013, Trial updates, outrageous imprisonments, police disrupt prohibit catholic Eucharist and more! Download PDF