"Nearly 10,000 South Korean workers and labor activists staged a massive rally in downtown Seoul on Wednesday to mark the 123rd International Workers' Day, demanding the government resolve thorny labor issues. Members of the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions, the more militant of the nation's two umbrella labor unions, and civic activists gathered at a public plaza in front of Seoul City Hall in downtown Seoul" (Yonhap, 5.01)
Well, according to the S. Korean independent media (NewsCham, VOP etc.) at least 15,000 activists gathered in front of Seoul City Hall...
...but they were trapped by thousands of riot cops:
And shortly after the rally they(the riot cops) attacked some 1000 KCTU activists:
Here you can read some updated (Korean)reports related to today's "May Day" rallies in S. Korea!!
Sunday afternoon(4.28) in downtown Seoul: About 300 activists, migrant workers and their supporters, "celebrated" this year's MayDay and demanded the following...