Dr. Sandra Fahy discusses human rights abuses in North Korea, which she’s laid out in her second book, and provides some insight on what this means from our world.
This is two October 31, 2013 interviews with participants in the Scrap Pork Network, which is organizing to fight corruption in the Philippines.
Student protest has a long tradition in Korea, in keeping with the Confucian idea of students as the conscience of society. In 1960 the student movement was a major factor in the overthrow of Pres. Syngman Rhee. After 1960, the student movement moved considerably to the left of its earlier liberal-democratic position. With much righteous indignation, the students claimed that the system was corrupt beyond reform, and they pointed to the military dictatorship of Park Chung-hee and Park’s Yushin Constitution, in which he proclaimed himself “president for life,” the slaughter of hundreds of citizens in the 1980 Kwangju Uprising and the illegitimacy of Chun Doo-hwan’s …
This is a photo essay of Lin Village, Fujian, China as it was in 1985 under the “responsibility system.”