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Korean government suppressed peaceful march by power

 
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ManBe..



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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 6:25 am    Post subject: Korean government suppressed peaceful march by power Reply with quote

Korea Government brings full-armed soldiers to suppress un-armed citizen. It is not an old story that was like twenty years ago when Korea war was just finished. This story below happens right now, yesterday, today and will happen tommorrow too.

If anyone in Dave's ESL cafe (especially Americans) would spread this news to your country, so your country's news can report about it, THAT WILL BE A GREAT HELP FOR US!!! Let the world know our horroble dictator!!!

Please help us!!

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Korean government suppressed peaceful march by power

37 people taken to the police and some wounded-

On May 24, about 40,000 koreans were marching with candles in their hand on Sejong street of Seoul. They were women with their children, students, farmers, handicapped people, and other citizens who objected beef import!!!!!!!s from the US.

Beef import!!!!!!!ation is currently the hottest issue in Korea because the goverment decided to import!!!!!!! beef that was 30 mos. old or more with materials. Older cows have a greater chance of carrying mad cow disease. What aggravates people the most is that they could be used as human lab rats to test for the mad cow disease.

People have voiced their opinions in hopes that the government will negotiate again to lower the age of beef. However, the government ignored. So people gathered with candles to speak their minds. After singing and sharing opinions, they marched along Sejong street.

More and more people joined and police started to blocked them to dismiss the gathering but failed. Soon the police pushed and hit people with shields and began to take people away who seemed to take the lead. Then, water sprinklers arrived and shot water forcefully at them. Many of them cried and shouted about the freedom of speech.

When the day broke, on-ly 1,000 people were left and were preparing another march that will be held on Sunday.
At this time, the most surprising thing- is that most Koreans didn't know about that situation. They can't hear from radio, watch on TV or read an article on newspapers about it because the government blocked all major broadcasting system and most internet portal sites and newspapers. nullly few minor internet news have coverage about the scene.

People who knew the situation through cell phones shouted about 'the freedom of press'.
Now about 80% of Koreans have negative views of the president and reprimand his poor administrating ability and his dictatorial attitude toward people. Korea is a democratic republic. Everyone knows that except President Lee Myung Bak and his admininstration.
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Bob S.



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PostPosted: Thu May 29, 2008 12:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Korean government suppressed peaceful march by power Reply with quote

ManBe.. wrote:
If anyone in Dave's ESL cafe (especially Americans) would spread this news to your country, so your country's news can report about it, THAT WILL BE A GREAT HELP FOR US!!! Let the world know our horroble dictator!!!
Here it is:
http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory?id=4934503

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Then, water sprinklers arrived and shot water forcefully at them. Many of them cried and shouted about the freedom of speech. .
The English word is water cannon. They used water cannons? Shocked Da-yum. Evil or Very Mad How about just feeding the beef to the army? If I were a grocery store there, I would advertise that my beef was only from young cattle (if it were true).
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Philo Kevetch



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PostPosted: Sat May 31, 2008 4:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Let me see if I've got this straight -

a) 40k Koreans march in an anti-American demonstration in Korea

b) Korean police arrest 37 demonstrators

c) You want Americans to spread the news in America
because "THAT WILL BE A GREAT HELP TO YOU'

I don't understand - What am I missing?
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