27개의 게시물을 찾았습니다.
27개의 게시물을 찾았습니다.
"GANGJEONG GRAND PEACE MARCH"
Since y'day "two groups of activists are walking the circumference of Jeju Island over six days. They will meet on August 4 in Jeju City’s Tapdong Square to hold a demonstration calling for the cancellation of a naval base in Gangjeong Village" (Hankyoreh, 7.31)
Here just some impressions from yesterday's first stage (400 people participated, according to yesterday's NewsCham report):
A first video report you can watch here!
300 so-called "employees" (i.e. hired thugs/organized gangsters) of the "security company" Contactus stormed the SJM plant at the Banwol Industrial Complex in Ansan’s Danwon district early Friday(7.27) morning. The so-called "security workers" reportedly threw sharp iron parts and fire extinguishers from the plant and used clubs against around 150 workers who were holding a sit-in protest there. At least eleven workers suffered fractures and other serious injuries. A total of 34 were hurt, with some hospitalized...
☞ 안산 SJM 노조 농성장에 용역 투입...부상자 속출 (NewsCham, 7.27)
☞ 용역 300여 명 기습 진입... SJM에선 무슨 일이? (OMN, 7.27)
☞ 공권력 확립 부르짖던 경찰, 용역 테러 수수방관 (VOP, 7.30)
☞ Workers reel from violent union busting (Hankyoreh, 7.30)
Under that motto approx. 2000 workers and (progressive) activists gathered last Saturday(7.21), after a powerful demonstration, in front of Hyundai Motors' in Ulsan (a south-eastern industrial city in S. Korea) for almost 24 hours to demonstrate their unconditional participation/support in this years strike campaign by the Korean Metal Workers' Union(KMWU) to achieve the following goals:
-> abolishing the temporary workers system
-> rooting out unfair transactions between companies and subcontractors
-> scrapping the nighttime work system
-> improving labor conditions
Here just some impressions from the nighttime protest 'event'/culture festival:
"FOR A WORLD WITHOUT MASS DISMISSALS, 'IRREGULAR' WORKPLACES & STATE TERROR!"
Impressions from yesterday's "marathon" protest (joined from the early afternoon until after midnight by at least 1,500 workers and activists) in Pyeongtaek, an industrial city south of Seoul, where the main plant of SsangYong Motors is located: