Massive Protests In South Korea

A series of different protests as well as a mass strike organized by labor groups rocked South Korea on December 28, 2013.

From noon till late at night, about 100,000 citizens and labor workers angrily demonstrated against the current government’s election manipulation scandal and clampdowns on labor groups as well asmoves toward privatization of the nation’s railway system, though the administration denies such claims. Some observers are calling the outbreak of demonstrations proof that public anger has nearly “reached its boiling point” [ko].

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