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WERU Special: US Navy Base on Jeju Island 2/28/13

Producer/Host: Carolyn Coe

Program Topic: Gangjeong Village Struggle against Naval Base

Key Discussion Points:
a) why villagers and others in South Korea and beyond are opposed to the construction of a naval base in Gangjeong, Jeju Island, South Korea
b) how base construction has already impacted villagers and local sea creatures
c) the use of violence by police against nonviolent protestors
Guests by name and affiliation:
A) Sung-Hee Choi, member of the Gangjeong village international team
B) Kang Dong-Kyun, mayor of Gangjeong
C ) Jane, peacekeeper

Sung-Hee Choi
Mayor Kang Dong-Kyun