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Wednesday Demonstration Moves Online Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Wednesday Demonstration Moves Online Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — With the spread of the coronavirus outbreak raising alarm across the country, regular Wednesday demonstrations demanding that Japan apologize for its wartime sexual slavery, protests that have been held continuously since 1992 have also been affected. On Wednesday, for the first time ever, the Korean Council for Justice and [...]

Rallies Held For and Against Justice Minister Cho Kuk

Rallies Held For and Against Justice Minister Cho Kuk

SEOUL, Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Supporters of South Korea’s embattled justice minister, Cho Kuk, staged another massive candlelight vigil right in front of the prosecution’s headquarters in southern Seoul on Saturday, as Cho’s wife was grilled again by investigators over her alleged role in the fraud and corruption scandal that has roiled the country [...]

Large-scale Rally Held to Support Justice Minister, Reform Drive

Large-scale Rally Held to Support Justice Minister, Reform Drive

SEOUL, Sept. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A large number of people gathered in Seoul on Saturday to support Justice Minister Cho Kuk and his drive to reform the prosecution despite a widening investigation into corruption allegations involving his family. A candlelight demonstration was held late in the day in southern Seoul where the Supreme Prosecutors’ [...]

Thousands of S. Koreans Gather to Call for Japan to Apologize over Wartime Forced Labor

Thousands of S. Koreans Gather to Call for Japan to Apologize over Wartime Forced Labor

SEOUL, Aug. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Thousands of South Koreans staged a rally in downtown Seoul on Thursday to call for Tokyo to apologize for wartime forced labor, as they marked the 74th anniversary of their country’s liberation from Japan. An estimated 2,000 people from some 10 local civic groups gathered at Seoul Plaza with [...]

Asiana Employees Hold Protest Rallies Against No-meal Chaos

Asiana Employees Hold Protest Rallies Against No-meal Chaos

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Employees at Asiana Airlines Inc. gathered in central Seoul late Friday to stage a candlelight vigil denouncing the firm’s top management for massive in-flight meal service disruptions that resulted in the suicide of the head of a caterer’s supplier. The latest rally follows two similar demonstrations held by staff [...]