Y'day, according to several sources(*), 12 Korean human right/KCTU members were arrested in Gyeongju, east of the S. Korean city Daegu. The were arrested while defending a number of 'undocumented' migrant workers (eight of them were arrested in that process) against the current crackdown.
MTU published (unfortunalelly only on its FB site...) today the following short report: "Our Korean supporters and friends, defending and trying to prevent the arrest of the undocumented workers in Gyeongsan. 8 undocumented were detained and 8 Korean activists were arrested in the process. Another 4 Korean activist were arrested by the police in Gyeongsan earlier in the day"
* Related reports (in the independet media):
☞ 7일 경주에서 12명 단속, 항의하던 인권단체회원 12명 연행 (NewsCham, 11.8)
☞ '미등록 이주노동자 단속 항의' 시민단체 회원 집단 연행 (OMN, 11.8)
☞ "반인권적 '이주노동자' 불법단속, 즉각 중단을" (PeaceNews, 11.8)
Related articles (in the bourgeois media):
☞ 경찰, 불법체류자 단속 막은 노조원 연행 (대구일보, 11.8)
☞ 대구경찰, 불법체류자 단속 항의 8명 입건… (중앙일보, 11.8)