Defend South Korean students struggle against Seoul National University’s corporatization

- Stop Victimization of students, Scrap new campus plan Students in Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea, have been occupying SNU’s main building for over 100 days since October 10, 2016, against a plan to build a campus extension in the city of Siheung. SNU is a national university regarded as the most elite institution of higher education in Korea. Although a public... Read More

Stop the repression of South Korean trade unionists

On 14 November 2015, about 100,000 people, most of them trade unionists, took to the streets of Seoul in response to a call by the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions (KCTU) for a national day of protest (N14). The main focus of the protest was opposition to proposed labour “reforms” by the Park Geun-hye government, which includes measures that would reduce wages and make it... Read More

Statement on South Korea’s 18th presidential election (All Together)

The 18th presidential election, which sharply polarized Korea,ended ominously with the election of Park Geun-hye as president. Most organized workers must be in a mild state of panic. And indeed the radical left, including All Together, is facing a tough period. The election was held in the context of a re-invigorated crisis of capitalism, deepening inter-imperialist tensions in... Read More

Appeal for Solidarity with Korean Socialists

On 5 May 2010, the rightwing government of Lee Myung Bak detained six activists (Jo Il-jin, Kim Deuk-yeong, Kim Hyeong-hwan, Kim Ji-tae, Kim Mun-ju, Shin Myeong-hui) who were in street selling a registered press publication Left21. Read More  Read More