Successful Picket Held in Belfast

On Saturday July 30, activists from KFA Ireland were present around Belfast City Hall from 15.30 until approximately 17.00. Activists handed out flyers to the people of Belfast to inform about the unlawful abduction of the twelve DPRK citizens from China. Several people who stopped by to talk to the activists about the abduction, and…

The Importance of International Solidarity: DPRK – Palestine

It is not that spectacular that many of the trendy “lefties” in the West supports the struggle of the Palestinian people against Zionism, as there’s not one single soul who’s aware of the genocide that is carried out by the Israeli imperialists. It is unfortunate though that many of the very same people who consider…

Picket in Belfast: Return the Waitresses to People’s Korea!

Korean Friendship Association Ireland is organising a picket in Belfast against the abduction of the 12 DPRK waitresses, that were orchestrated by the south Korean National Intelligence Service. The youngest of the abductees, Kyungah Suh, died after hunger strike by the hands of the south Korean authorities. This is a vital human rights issue! For…

South Korea Exposed in Another Attempt to Abduct DPRK Citizens

Ko Hyon Chol, “defector” from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), were caught barehanded in the DPRK on May 27 when he tried to abduct two girls, eight- and nine-year-old respectively close to the border between the DPRK and south Korea. At a press conference, Ko accused South Korea’s National Intelligence Service of plotting…

Trade Union Leader in South Korea Sentenced to Five Years

The regime in south Korea have once again showed its true colours of fascism by jailing Han Sang Gyun, leader of the 800,000 members strong Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) to five years in prison. The initial arrest was very arbitrary, where Mr. Han faced up to 10 years in prison for organising demonstrations…

Three Months Since the Abduction of Twelve DPRK citizens

Twelve workers from the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) was abducted by south Korea’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) in April of this year, and they are still being kept in solitary confinement in a detention center for defectors from the DPRK. The youngest of the twelve, Kyungah Suh, is confirmed dead from hunger striking,…

Suicide in South Korea

South Korea is the leading country when it comes to suicide among its population and it doesn’t seem to be going down. One may argue for that the high rate is due to the overrepresentation among the elderly. The reason why there is such a high level of suicide among older South Koreans are due…

US soldiers are Overrepresented When it Comes to Crime

Since the beginning of the US-occupation of south Korea, US soldiers have enjoyed privileges that ordinary south Koreans never had. From the end of World War II in 1945 until 1967, United States had unlimited power over many parts of the south Korean society and the judicial system were no exception. Up until 1967, south…

Why South Korea is Fascist

An authoritarian state with its fundations on anti-communism, nationalism and racism, the banning of opposition parties, concentration camps and capitalism etc. would lead most people to think of Nazi Germany. There’s a country like that today though, and it’s South Korea. There are those who argues that South Korea is now a liberal democracy and…