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“절대 너의 잘못이 아니야”

“절대 너의 잘못이 아니야” 편집부 NP Photo/ Wycliff Luke 지하철 2호선 구의역이 메모지로 뒤덮였다. 지난 달 28일 스크린도어 정비작업 중 들어오는 열차에 치여 사망한 젊은 노동자의 희생을 추모하는 메모들이다. 메모는 희생자를 추모하는 동시에 사건 책임을 희생자에게 전가시킨 서울 메트로를 성토하는 메시지로 가득했다. 또 제때 밥도 챙겨먹지 못했을 희생자를 위해 먹을거리를 놓고 가는 시민들도 있었다. 희생자는 고등학교를 막 마치고 사회에 나온 ...

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A 4th General People’s Uprising Held in Seoul

A 4th General People’s Uprising Held in Seoul 서울에서 열린 제 4차 민중 총궐기 편집부 NP Photo/Wycliff Luke On February 27 a fourth “general people’s uprising” rally was held on a City Hall plaza in Seoul, South Korea. Wishing for the recovery of farmer Baek Nam-gi, who has remained unconscious since the first rally last November a group of people ...

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“We want a sincere apology more than anything”

“We want a sincere apology more than anything” “우리는 진정한 사과를 원한다” On Wednesday, January 6th at 12 PM, the 1212th ‘Wednesday’s protest rally to resolve ‘comfort women’ issues’ was held in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul. Wednesday’s protest rally, which was first held on January 8th, 1992, marked the 24th anniversary. Having been angered at the recent ...

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Wednesday’s Protest Rally Continues

Wednesday’s Protest Rally Continues 수요집회는 계속된다 South Korean students and civic groups gathered in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul early Wednesday, denouncing the agreement that South Korea and Japan had reached on Monday to settle their dispute over the ‘comfort women’ issue. They particularly condemned the government for having accepted the terms Japan had demanded, including a promise ...

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KCTU president’s urgent press conference

KCTU president’s urgent press conference 민주노총 한상균 위원장 긴급 기자 회견 Han Sangkyun, the president of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU), who has been under protection of the Jogyesa Temple in Seoul, announced yesterday that he would appear before prosecutors if the government gives up its plans to change labor laws. An arrest warrant has been issued against ...

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Protesters gathered at Seoul Square to protest President Park’s recent policies

Protesters gathered at Seoul Square to protest President Park’s recent policies. 시위자들이 서울광장에 모여 박 대통령의 최근 정책들에 항의했다. Another massive protest rally was held on December 5, 2015 in Seoul. About 50,000 people (estimated by the organizers) gathered at Seoul Square to protest President Park’s recent policies. Protesters were mainly opposing the government’s plans to change labor laws to ...

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A Mass wishing for recovery of Baek Namgi Emanuel and democracy in South Korea

A Mass wishing for recovery of Baek Namgi Emanuel and democracy in South Korea 가톨릭 농민회, 백남기 엠마누엘과 한국 민주주의의 회복을 기원하는 미사 On November 20, 2015 at 4:00 PM members from the Corea Catholic Farmers Movement held a ‘mass wishing for recovery of Baek Namgi Emanuel and democracy in South Korea’ in front of his hospital room. The CCFM ...

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S. Korean Presbyterian Church Protests Against Government Mandated History Textbooks

S. Korean Presbyterian Church Protests Against Government Mandated History Textbooks 한국 기독교장로회-정부의 국정 역사교과서에 반대 시위행진하다   On Thursday the South Korean Presbyterian Church held a devotional prayer rally against the government’s plan for state-issued history textbooks. Shortly after the prayer meeting about 200 pastors and participants marched to the Gwangwhamun Square peacefully, chanting “Resist single book and preserve democracy!” (NP ...

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Lee Jeong-Hee waits on a crosswalk for a green light

Lee Jeong-Hee waits on a crosswalk for a green light  파란 신호등을 기다리는 이정희 전 통합진보당 대표 During the Chuseok holiday Lee Jeong-Hee, the chairperson of the now-defunct United Progressive Party, waits on a crosswalk for a green light. She is on her way to visit workers on strike on top of a billboard of a building to deliver her ...

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‘Open the Jail Gate’

‘Open the Jail Gate’ 열려라. 감옥문! On September 29th during the Chuseok holiday about 500 people participated in a Chuseok cultural festival held in front of the Suwon Correctional Center to show support for the release of Lee Seok Ki, an imprisoned former South Korean lawmaker of the now-defunct United Progressive Party. Lee was convicted on charges of violating the ...

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