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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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Kim-Moon Meets at DMZ Despite Trump’s Flip-Flops on Peace Talks
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Kim-Moon Meets at DMZ Despite Trump’s Flip-Flops on Peace Talks

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The withdrawal of Trump from the talks led a widespread condemnation The Dawn News/ May 28, 2018 US President Donald Trump tweeted that a team of American officials was in North Korea to discuss the June 12 meeting, raising expectations that the meeting might still happen. Trump’s flip-flop came after the […]

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An Un-American History of Korea
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An Un-American History of Korea

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A lasting peace in the region requires that the concerns of North Korea be taken seriously By Pavan Kulkarni / The Dawn News / May 2, 2018 Last week witnessed a major diplomatic breakthrough in the Korean peninsula, with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in […]

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Korean peninsula sees a bilateral push for peace

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Steps by North and South Korea to improve relations could strike at the root of decades-long US policies of militarising the region By Pavan Kulkarni / The Dawn News / April 23 A series of developments in the Korean peninsula over the last week have further boosted possibilities of peace […]

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My Way or No Way: Trump on Korean Peace Talks
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My Way or No Way: Trump on Korean Peace Talks

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Reports suggest that North and South Korea are planning to formally end the state of war by signing a peace treaty. By The Dawn News / April 19, 2018 The United States President Donald Trump has threatened that he will walk out of the much anticipated Korean peace talks, if […]

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A candlelight revolution
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A candlelight revolution

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Source: International Strategy Center / The Dawn News / January 2017 Sitting in Gwanghwamun square, the screen rapidly dialed up to 10,000,000 as it added up the number of participants in the past ten candlelight protests. Every Saturday evening for the last two months of 2016, people had come out […]

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