The National Assembly inspection on Oct. 24, 2012 exposed that at least 22 high-ranking police officers have been reemployed as high staff members of the employment-limited corporations, such as Samsung C & T, the main contracted company of the Jeju naval base project. Is it still strange that the police are loyal to get order on their performance from the […]

  It was Oct. 30 that the first 3,000 ton caisson supervised by Daelim Co. was made on the Gureombi Rock. To build this one, there was 24 hours construction since Oct. 25. No night construction for three days of Oct. 30, 31 and Nov. 1, as the workers needed time to dry it, move it to the coast near […]

  Sungshim, a Jeju native and Catholic follower (Lucia), was arrested around at 3:30pm, Oct 30, 2012 then released on the same day. It is a brief report based on the collected phone talks with her, chairwoman of the Gangjeong Catholic house, Taena’s mom, and Joan. Some of us dropped by her in the Seogwipo medical center around 10 pm […]

The night in Gangjeong is sleepless. Only on the day of Oct. 29, three people were carried to hospital during their protest, following another 3 people on the 1st night of Oct. 25. The police violence against people are more dangerous in the night. Concern and information spreading is urgently needed! The navy has planned to use 78 billion won […]

Even on Sunday, there was no rest for the people. The 24/7 construction (destruction) continued. Here is some collection of records.   Police Roughing out of people Photos and captions by Cho Sung-Bong(translated)   Injuries Witness 1 : Around 9pm, Oct. 28, Sun/ By Park Yong-In and Navi (translated)   Witness 2: Around 11:54pm, Oct. 28, Sun. / Park Young-In […]

On Oct. 27, Sat., it heavily rained during the daytime in Gangjeong, following the daytime rain on Oct. 26.  Sometimes even the lightening. Still the construction (destruction) did not stop. So the suffering of protesters went on, too. Though the rain stopped in the evening, overnight construction went on so 24 hour protest in shift went on, too. It was […]

  Oct. 26: The day of the mix of intense happiness and sadness: 2nd day of 24 hour construction(destruction)   …………………………………………………………………………………………….. Kim Dong-Won was released! On Oct. 26, we had happy news that Mr. Kim Dong-Won who has been jailed since June 30 was released. Paco Booya wrote: ‘Kim Dong-Won will be released! At 2 p.m. (30 minutes ago) Bail […]

The below is the translation of the villagers statement right after the 1st night of 24 hours’ naval base construction and police mobilization in front of the naval base construction gates on Oct. 25. Concern on human rights violation and injuries became clearly realistic on the 1st night. Please see the original Korean script here. …………………………………………………………………………..  Press Release -Without police […]

  On Oct. 24, three people, Bokhee, a woman peacekeeper (27), Fr. Lee Young-Chan (61) and Jang Joonhu, a young artist in his 20s were arrested. Bokhee and Fr. Lee Young-Chan were arrested under the police-arbitrary charges of obstruction on government affairs and violence when they were resisting to the police roughing out of people when people made attempt to […]

  Villager Yoon Chung who has been jailed since Sept. 11 under the charge of damage on private facilities was released on Oct. 24, with the fine of 2.5 million won.  It was his 44th day in prison. He was jailed on Sept. 11 when he being drunken broke the glass doors of a pro-base shop people in the village. […]