The below is a re-post from the Truth Out North Korea and the United States: Will the Real Aggressor Please Stand Down? Thursday, 28 February 2013 10:21By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers , Truthout | Op-Ed US political leaders and media pundits trumpet North Korea’s recent testing of missiles and nuclear weapons as a great threat. But the US mass media do not tell […]

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: 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 […]

New in the Gallery: On Wednesday, January 23rd, the two members from the SOS (Save Our Seas) ocean activism and environmental monitoring team took a kayak and went out to monitor the construction in the sea and also check the silt protectors surrounding the construction site. Although they were not blocked by the coast guard, the scene was quite comedic […]

Reblogged with permission from: Following in Martin’s Footsteps | by notonlyformyself * As my time in Gangjoeng has come to an end I walk away feeling grateful for having had the opportunity to meet people acting from a place of love, not hatred. Having met the ones who would rather go to prison than compromised their moral beliefs. Hung out […]

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

No Pasarán! | notonlyformyself

Reblogged with permission from: No Pasarán! | by notonlyformyself * It is not a totally appropriate title on this blog entry. No Pasarán was one of the battle cries from the guerilla in the Spanish Civil War. Still, No Passage is one of the messages ringing loud and clear through the movement against the Naval base in Gangjeong. Yesterday the […]

Reblogged with permission from: 30 000 reasons to say no to the naval base in Jeju | by notonlyformyself * The history of Jeju is violent and bloody. In a not too distant history more than 30 000 people died on Jeju. Some estimates say that as many as 80 000 were massacred in what is referred to as the […]

“Writers Action 1219” held the “Gangjeong Village Peace Library Proposal Ceremony” in front of the Jeju Naval Base project construction gate on November 21. 23 representatives from the group attended and joined the civil disobedience campaign, joined by activists, villagers, and Catholic fathers. Below is their official statement made at the ceremony. Click here For further details and pictures.   […]

On Tuesday, November 21, several members of SOS (Save Our Seas), the Gangjeong ocean observation, monitoring, and action team, reunited after several months of focusing on other activities (and several members months long imprisonment). Four members, decided to take two kayaks, one turned into a homemade sailboat, out to the sea to observe the construction. Their plan was to circle […]