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Rallies in Seoul Divided over Embracing Yemeni Asylum Seekers

Rallies in Seoul Divided over Embracing Yemeni Asylum Seekers

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Two separate rallies were held in central Seoul late Saturday with supporters and protesters from each side showing contrasting sentiment regarding hundreds of Yemini asylum seekers in the southern island of Jeju. A group of protesters, who named themselves People’s Solidarity Against Illegal Asylum Seekers, staged a rally in [...]

Yemeni Refugees Apply for Asylum in Jeju

Yemeni Refugees Apply for Asylum in Jeju

SEOUL, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — As controversy surrounding Yemeni refugees in Jeju Island brews, over 200,000 people have petitioned against the refugees on the presidential Blue House’s website. The initial petition titled “Petition Against the Approval of Refugees” gained the consensus of 208,096 people as of yesterday morning. The central government is required to [...]