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Occupy Seoul activists rally against neoliberalism on day of action

Hundreds of protesters gathered to occupy Seoul in front of the Deoksu Palacein the capital on Monday. They came to express solidarity with the second global day of action called by the Occupy movement.

Solidarity from Korea to Cairo

Solidarity from Korea to Cairo Protesters demonstrated near the Egyptian embassy in Seoul, South Korea today in solidarity with protesters in Tahrir Square. Around 50 came to show their support, including Egyptians living in Korea.

Seoul protesters defy riot police

Despite a thunderstorm and a total government ban, more than 1,000 people joined various demonstrations across South Korea’s capital, Seoul.

G20 protests begin in Korea

G20 protests begin in Korea Anti-capitalists were gearing up for major protests this week at the G20 summit of world leaders in Seoul, Korea.

South Koreans protest at George Bush

Thousands of protesters greeted George Bush on his arrival in Seoul, South Korea, on Tuesday of this week.

South Korea’s movement is on the streets in Seoul

More than half a million people took to the streets of South Korea’s capital, Seoul, last Saturday in the latest wave of a movement that is shaking the government of Lee Myung-bak.


17 June 2008

South Koreans protest on May Day

06 May 2008
Some 15,000 people participated in the May Day demonstration in Seoul, the capital of South Korea.

South Koreans unite against war, corruption and neoliberalism

20 November 2007
Thousands of protesters converged in South Korea’s capital Seoul on Sunday 11 November for the biggest demonstration in recent years. The protests had three focuses:

That sweet Seoul music

04 September 2004
IMAGINE MY delight when a few months ago I was invited to speak at a four-day socialist conference organised by All Together in South Korea.

Masses resist the right's assault on democracy

27 March 2004
OVER A million people took to the streets of South Korea last Saturday. More than 200,000 people gathered in Seoul for a candlelight rally to protest against the impeachment of President Roh Moo-hyun by the three opposition conservative parties-the Grand National Party, Millennium Democratic Party, and United Liberal Democrats.

Anti-war protests sweep the world

23 March 2003
San Francisco, Rome, Buenos Aires, Vienna, London, Sydney, Dhaka, Brussels, Madrid, Athens, Seoul, Tokyo, Mexico City, Edinburgh... and hundreds more

Let's cheer for Korean workers

08 June 2002
AS THE World Cup unfolds in South Korea and Japan a very different drama is taking place near the main stadium in Seoul, the South Korean capital. The Korean government wants to deport thousands of "illegal" migrant workers to "clean up" the city while the world's media are there. It won't touch the businessmen and employers who control what the workers call "a latter day slave trade".

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