South Korea

Opinion: Continuing the Centennial Work of Women and Citizen Diplomacy in Korea

  By Christine Ahn | May 4, 2015 [Originally published by IPS, NEW YORK, April 28, 2015] Christine Ahn is the International Coordinator of Women

Sewol Ferry Families Still Wait for Answers One Year Later

KPI | April 23, 2015 A year has passed since the tragic April 16th, 2014 sinking of the Sewol Ferry in South Korea, which left

Anatomy of a Hatchet Job: Regarding Women Cross DMZ in CNN’s Situation Room

By Gregory Elich* | April 20, 2015 [Originally published by MRZine | April 11, 2015] A television news program opens with a clip of marching

The Unending Korean War: W.E.B Du Bois, Ko Un, and the Women’s Peace Walk

By John R. Eperjesi* | April 20, 2015 [Originally published by TheWorldPost | April 15, 2015] May 24, 2015 is International Women’s Day for Disarmament.

Chingusai: Fighting Seoul City Hall for Gay Human Rights

An Interview with Chingusai General Secretary Lee Jeong Geol By Dae Han Song* | February 26, 2015 Dae-Han Song visited the offices of Chingusai (“Between

The US-ROK Military Alliance: South Korea Caught in NATO’s Web

By Gregory Elich* | February 25, 2015 [Originally published in Global Research, February 16, 2015] In recent years, the nature of the U.S.-South Korean military

“Today Is the Day Democracy Is Murdered”:
Wave of Repression Sweeps South Korea

By Gregory Elich* | January 5, 2015 [Originally Published in MRZINE, December 29, 2014] On December 19, the South Korean Constitutional Court delivered a devastating

Making History: Solidarity Against Disability Discrimination in South Korea

  And Happiness for All: An Interview with Kyung-Seok Park By Dae-han Song* | January 4, 2015 Interpretation by Jeong Eun Hwang On October 3,

Erosion of Democracy in South Korea: The Dissolution of the Unified Progressive Party
and the Incarceration of Lee Seok-ki

By Hyun Lee | December 28, 2014 Originally published in the Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus On December 19, 2014, South Korea’s Constitutional Court delivered an

Will Fight a Thousand Times Over:
The Power of a Mother

Making History: Minkahyup (Association of Families of those Fighting for Democratization) By Dae-han Song and Stephanie Park | December 23, 2014 Interpretation by Jeong Eun