3/6/2014 No Naval Base on Jeju Island

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Tonight’s show is dedicated to the people of Gangjeong Village on Jeju Island in Korea.  For eight years now, they have been struggling against the construction of a US-ROK naval base on the island.  The naval base is polluting their farmland, dividing families, and raising the threat of war throughout Northeast Asia.  

Art by Choi ByeongSu; Photo from savejejunow.org

Art by Choi ByeongSu; Photo from savejejunow.org

You’ll hear from Kang Dong Kyun, mayor of Gangjeong Village, and Jeong Young Hee, a tangerine farmer and head of the Women’s Association.  

We’ll also be talking with Eugene Kang and Hyejin Shim from Hella Organized Bay Area Koreans (HOBAK).

Karl Jagbandhansingh hosts.

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