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North Korean Defectors Help Escapees Reach China on ‘Underground Railroad’

SEOUL, South Korea – When she crossed the border from North Korea to China, Ann Kang understood it was only a temporary feeling of freedom, one that could be taken away in an instant. The real difficulty, she knew, lay

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South Korea’s Candlelight Nights: Seongju County Residents Oppose U.S. missiles

SEOUL, South Korea – A nightly candlelight vigil by South Korean farmers was met with police force when a controversial U.S. missile defense system known as THAAD: Terminal High Altitude Area Defense, arrived against their wishes. “The government assures us

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South Korea: World’s Longest Protest Over Comfort Women

25-year-old demonstration in Seoul draws international attention to Japan’s World War II sex slavery in occupied Asia. SEOUL, South Korea – For the last 25 years, Koreans both young and old have gathered in front of the Japanese embassy in

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#Indonesia: Snapshots of #Medan.  I want to share a great passage in the book I’m reading at the moment. Pramoedya Ananta Toer’s The Mute’s Soliloquy: a memoir. From Southeast Asia to sub Saharan Africa, multinationals have been stealing resources from indigenous people since the end of colonialism. Time to learn how to stop the theft and corrupt measures used by leaders to fool the people. This book makes me defiant, as Toer spent 14 years as a political prisoner on the island of Buru.
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