Author Archives: Carole Reckinger

Non-violence in times of war: Protest and resilience in Jeju, South Korea

In the midst of warmongering and a worsening of tensions between North and South Korea, a group of peace activists is continuing its non-violent struggle against the construction of a naval base on the island of Jeju, South Korea. Continue reading

Trouble in paradise: Three people arrested in Gangjeong, South Korea, protesting naval base construction

Three people were arrested in the small fishing village of Gangjeong, on the island of Jeju, South Korea. In response to the announcement that the national assembly passed the 2013 budget for the construction of a vast naval base, peace activists organised a direct action to make their frustrations heard. Continue reading