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Calling for Solidarity : 5 people died while protesting against an imminent forced eviction

KCTU Jan 27, 2009 Hits 79180

[Photo] Citizens gathered at Seoul Railway Station on January 23th and urging the government to protect the victims of forced eviction and punish those responsible for the incident. <Urgent Appeal for immediate action> In South Korea, 5 people died while protesting against an imm...

The South Korean Gov. arrested KCTU President, Bro. Lee Suk-haeng

KCTU Dec 09, 2008 Hits 65186

[Photo : KCTU Organized press conference to denounce the undemocratic and anti-workers' laws which the Lee Myung-bak government is pursuing on December 8th together with progressive movements.] Bro. Lee Suk-haeng, President, was arrested on 10:40 pm, December 5th by the police du...

ITUC Calls on Authorities to Cease Repression of KCTU

KCTU Aug 11, 2008 Hits 206818

ITUC Online 144/070808 South Korea: ITUC Calls on Authorities to Cease Repression of KCTU Brussels, 7 August 2008 (ITUC OnLine): The ITUC has written http://www.ituc-csi.org/IMG/pdf/KCTU_KMWU_arrest_warrants_04-08-08.pdf to President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea strongly protestin...

Calling for Solidarity - Lee Myung-bak government repression against the KCTU and Fundamental Trade Union Rights

KCTU Aug 04, 2008 Hits 63044

[Photo 1] Police buses surrounding the KCTU headquarter office. [Photo 2] The police searching the car going out from the KCTU office without showing any authorative documents including search warrant. Calling for Solidarity - Lee Myung-bak government repression against the KCTU ...

Protesting the Denial of border entry of the KCTU Delegation to the G8 Summit by the Japanese government.

KCTU Jul 14, 2008 Hits 52646

Guarantee Democracy and Human Rights at all Moments! Protesting the Denial of border entry of the KCTU Delegation to the G8 Summit by the Japanese government. The Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) with a membership of 800,000 is a major confederation of South Korean trad...

The KCTU Launches a General Strike Against the Announcement of South Korean government on April 18 Protocol on US beef

KCTU Jun 27, 2008 Hits 50598

The KCTU Launches a General Strike Against the Announcement of South Korean government on April 18 Protocol on US beef On June 25th, the KCTU Central Executive Committee made voted to launch an unlimited General Strike to support the South Korean people

One million South Korean people and workers protested against the Unfair US beef import agreement and the neoliberal government policies!

KCTU Jun 11, 2008 Hits 60059

[Photo : Tens of Thousands of people gathered with candlelight in the cetral area of Seoul] One million South Korean people and workers protested against the Unfair US beef import agreement and the neoliberal government policies! On June 10th, around one million people and worker...

South Korean Government Crack Down Peaceful Demonstration!

KCTU Jun 02, 2008 Hits 51563

No More Hope for Lee Myung-bak Government! Hundreds of Thousands of South Korean People demonstrated against the Government! On May 31st, hundreds of thousands of South Korean people held a candlelight rally in more than 100 cities across the country against the Lee Myung-bak gov...

Deportation of MTU President and Vice President Carried Out!

KCTU May 22, 2008 Hits 57840

KCTU and its affiliate, MTU Condemn the Outrageous and Unlawful Deportation of MTU Leaders! Yesterday May 15th, the South Korean Ministry of Justice and Immigration Authorities carried out the rushed and secretive deportation of MTU President Torna Limbu and Vice President Abdus S...

KCTU denouncing the lay-off of 99 Allianz Life Insurance workers

KCTU Apr 14, 2008 Hits 55333

[Statement] The lay-off of 99 Allianz Life Insurance workers is the responsibility of the Lee Myung-bak government April 1st, 2008 The administrative committee at Allianz Life Insurance has decided to lay-off the 99 trade union members that have been on strike. This is a clear ca...

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