In the  morning of Feb. 8, Paco Booyah got the court decision of probation, meaning postponement of sentence. we are so pleased to inform this and thank a lawyer Paik Shinok. we also congratulate, Silver, his significant other! Paco has been investigated by the police including the coast guard for four cases and the prosecutors have indicted him for […]

Conclusion in advance: What the simulation T/F team proved out on Jan. 31 is  the ‘Civilian-Military Complex Port,’ is IMPOSSIBLE. Still They are deceiving themselves, not to mention people by saying, “NO  PROBLEM.’  On Jan. 31, the Office of the Prime Minister and Jeju Island government stated that there is ‘no problem’ in the matter of 150,000 ton cruise port-entry & […]

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 […]

The Minister of National Defense (MND) excused under the pretext of Samsung for the reason of the enforcement of construction. 12 members of the National Assembly, including Park Ki-Choon, floor representative of the Democratic United Party, denounced the MND. On Jan. 23, 12 National Assembly members (representatives of the Democratic United Party: DUP) visited the MND and met Kim Gwan-Jin, […]

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

People’s appeal to the President-elect

  1. The Ministry of Nation Defense reported its will to continue construction It was Jan. 11 that the Ministry of National Defense was told to have reported to the Presidential transition committee that the ministry would continue the Jeju naval base construction without stop. The Jeju Domin Ilbo, Jan. 12, 2013 reads: The Chosun Ilbo reported through its Jan. […]

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 […]

Jan. 10, the villagers’ first monthly Unity Day in 2013 was a day to be remembered, as the military and police even ignored the national legislature by exercising police violence to two National Assembly members who joined people’s press conference and struggle in protest to illegal construction that is being done despite the National Assembly ruling on 70 days’ construction […]

Reblogged with permission from: The watch dogs of Gangjeong | by notonlyformyself. Today there were many watch dogs by the gates of the naval base. Unification day. And it has been a hectic day. But first. Two concepts that are hovering over the base. Civil Disobedience (Resistance to civil government) Henry David Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments […]