For his attack on US Ambassador Mark Lippert on March 5, Kim Ki-jong has been charged with attempted murder, assault on a foreign diplomat, and obstruction of justice. Despite pegging the...
On February 28, 5000 people, including ordinary citizens, trade unionists, youth and students, gathered at Seoul Station Plaza for the “National demonstration to denounce the Park...
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How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security state after a life-changing visit to the North. This article first appeared at Foreign Policy in Focus and the Asia Pacific Journal on January 26, 2015. On January 10, after detaining her for questioning on charges of violating the National Security Law (NSL), South Korea deported U.S. citizen Shin Eun-mi...Read More
More than a month after they climbed on top of a factory chimney on December 13, 2014, Director Kim Jeong-wook and Policy Director Lee Chang-geun of the Ssangyong Motors branch of the Metal Workers Union still remain 70 meters above the Ssangyong auto plant to wage protest. The reason why the two laid-off workers decided to withstand gale-force winds in the dead of winter to wage...Read More