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South Korean Trade Unionist Lee Young Joo Released From Prison

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Lee, along with Han Sang-gyun were important figures in mobilising the working class against the repressive labour laws and corruption in 2015. The Dawn News/ June 22, 2018  Lee Young Joo, one of the leaders of the 2015 mass movement against repressive labour reforms and corruption in the government of […]

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Former Korean Trade Union President Released From Prison
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Former Korean Trade Union President Released From Prison

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He was in jail for nearly 3 years on charges for organizing protests against former President Umer Beigh / The Dawn News / May 29, 2018 Han Sang-gyun, the former president of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, who was arrested three years ago, for organising protest rallies against the […]

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No More War in the Korean Peninsula, Declare Kim, Moon
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No More War in the Korean Peninsula, Declare Kim, Moon

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The leaders of North and South Korea released a joint statement with several significant steps towards peace and even eventual unification.  By Pavan Kulkarni/ The Dawn News/ Newsclick.in/ April 27, 2018 Today’s North-South Korea summit, which marked the first occasion when a ruling North Korean leader crossed the de-facto border […]

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Radical Journeys: Peace in Korea
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Radical Journeys: Peace in Korea

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The Americans certainly don’t seem to want to see the two Koreas open up pathways to peace. By: Vijay Prashad / Source: Newsclick / The Dawn News / March 2, 2018 South Korea’s Moon Jae-in and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un have reached out to each other in tangible ways. […]

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