Gangjeong

Following on from the informative documentary screening and thoughtful discussion at SOAS last Friday, the campaign against the Jeju naval base is lucky to secure a visit from the mayor of Gangjeong, to talk about the struggle. If the event has nearly as much impact as last Friday, this will be well worth going to. […]

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The Ghosts of Jeju to screen at SOAS

by Events Editor 3 October 2013
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Those who are eager to watch Jiseul (and here’s hoping it will be getting a London screening soon) will want to watch this documentary to fill in some of the background. It also provides context to the protests about the Gangjeong naval base. The Ghosts of Jeju Dir: Regis Tremblay, 2013, 80 mins Brunei Gallery, […]

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Opposing the War Base on ‘The Island of Peace’

by Events Editor 19 March 2013
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There’s a lively group of campaigners in London dedicated to publicising the issues surrounding the construction of a new naval base on Jeju-do. This Thursday evening there’s an opportunity to hear the arguments, and also to buy T-shirts, books and jewellery from Gangjeong Village where the base is being constructed. Jeju Island, South Korea: Opposing […]

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Gangjeong awareness campaign to come to Trafalgar Square

by Events Editor 1 September 2012
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The campaign to raise awareness of the issues surrounding the building of the Gangjeong Naval Base in Jeju Island has had a number of events in London, including a demonstration outside the South Korean embassy and an event at the Old Justic pub. The campaign is coming to Trafalgar Square on 8 September, thus coinciding […]

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Let’s hear the arguments against the Gangjeong Naval Base in Jeju-do

by Philip Gowman 5 July 2012
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There was a festive gathering last Tuesday at the Old Justice pub at which supporters of the campaign against the Jeju Island naval base held a public meeting. The London-based group has already held two demonstrations against the base this year, one outside the Korean embassy and one outside the Samsung electronics shop in Tottenham […]

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